Local sea levels have risen seven inches over the past century, increasing the upstream extent of tidal flooding and creating larger, stronger waves that erode the shoreline. Climate change is likely to increase the magnitude and frequency of winter storms, further worsening flooding problems
The documents below have information such as project description, status, funding sources and agency staff contact information.
Ross Valley Flood Protection and Watershed Program
Flow Reduction Study 2015
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Program Wide Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (Updated April 2015) (pdf)
Special Assessment FAQs (pdf)
On May 23, 2011, the Capital Improvement Plan Study was presented at a public meeting of the Flood Control Zone 9 Advisory Board at San Anselmo Town Hall. You can view video recordings of that meeting below.
This memo is to provide status and overview of the existing electrical equipment and controls at the District’s Cove Pump Station, and propose modifications to improve station reliability.
1. Program Overview (10 mins. of Q&A)
2. Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR)
3. Scoping Comment Procedure
4. Public Comments & Concerns
Using natural processes can help address flooding and sea level rise. A guide to nature-based solutions and included case studies of successful projects from across the country to help communities learn more and identify which nature-based solutions might work for them.
This document establishes a process for the review of all Flood Control actions from initial planning through design, construction, and Operations and Maintenance.
The District’s consultants have completed a final draft of the Marin City Flood Drainage Study linked below. The report discusses the main causes of infrastructure flooding in Marin City and presents a series of flood reduction alternatives and associated costs.
Check out this time-lapse movie of crews taking care of a huge, fallen tree in Novato Creek. When storm season rolls around, the water will now be able to flow safely through the cleared channel.
The Marin County Community Development Agency has released the C-SMART Public DRAFT Adaptation Report.
The final Assessment was presented to the Board of Supervisors on June 20th.
Tribute to the Marin Municipal Water District watershed rangers, the protectors of Mt. Tamalpais on the 100th anniversary of their inception in 1917.
The Final Report for the Gallinas Watershed Program has been completed. The report incorporates comments received on the draft during the public review period from November 2016 - January 2017.