Category: General

High Tides Expected Over Next Few Months

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Seasonal elevated levels could impact areas with history of localized flooding Seasonal high tides can cause flooding along shoreline communities and low-lying roads in Marin County. Tide-related flooding can happen whether it is raining or not, but flooding can increase significantly if the elevated tides occur during … Continued

Annual Storm Season Preparations Completed

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Despite drought conditions, County prepares for potential rainy season Along with many parts of the country, Marin County continues to endure one of the most extensive droughts on record. Despite the drought conditions, the possibility of an atmospheric river storm remains a reality and poses a flood … Continued

Flood Control District Launches New Website

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – New platform provides people of Marin with an improved online experience intended to evolve with the needs of our community In its commitment to deliver reliable and quality services and programs as a transparent, modern government organization,  the Marin County Flood Control & Water Conservation District has … Continued

New street-level flood gauge in Marin City

A new flood gauge has been installed under the street at Drake/Donahue intersection in Marin City. You can now view near real-time data for the area. There is a single threshold horizontal line of 59 inches shown on the graph. If the water goes over that threshold this means the storm drainage system is backed … Continued

Final phase of stormwater basin to begin in Fairfax

The final phase of the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s Sunnyside Flood Detention Basin project is expected to begin in August 2021 with a goal of improving public safety for properties along Fairfax Creek and San Anselmo Creek in the upper Ross Valley. The Flood Control District Board of Supervisors will consider … Continued

California Office of Management and Budget – A87

“A87 Costs” Explained The Marin County Flood Control & Water Conservation District is a separate and distinct political subdivision of the State of California and receives no revenue from the County. However, the County provides the staffing, financial and administrative support and other services to the District to allow it to function. In addition, the … Continued

Sea level rise workshop, March 2019

We hosted Sea Level Rise Adaptation Workshop on March 21, 2019. Download materials Agenda and highlights Innovative projects presentation Restoration goals for the region presentation Design solutions presentation Bothin Marsh planning and community vision presentation

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