Category: Zone 4: Bel Aire

High Tides Expected Over Next Few Months

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Seasonal tide 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 the flooding can increase significantly if the elevated tides occur … Continued

Storm Season Preparations Completed

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – County conducted annual maintenance work ahead of potentially wet winter The intense rainstorms that hit Marin in January 2023 caused significant impacts across the county. The breadth of the damage caused by the storms, also known as atmospheric rivers, spurred the Marin County Board of Supervisors to declare … Continued

Driveway culvert maintenance, who’s responsibility is it?

Did you know that pavement damage, soil erosion, and mudslides can be caused by blocked stormwater flow across driveways or under driveways via culverts? If leaves or other waste block the flow of stormwater runoff, then the water gets redirected and can cause serious flooding and/or localized erosion. Those issues can lead to road closures … Continued

Flood Zone 4 Maintenance Update, Fall 2022

In Flood Zone 4, which covers portions of Tiburon and Strawberry, preventive maintenance at all pump stations takes place every year and includes the inspection, testing, and as needed replacement of electrical and mechanical components.  Maintenance was completed in September, and all pump station back-up generators were run-tested, the fuel checked and maintained as needed. … Continued

Flood Zone 4 Maintenance Update, Summer 2022

The Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District conducts regular maintenance activities throughout the year in each of the diverse Flood Control Zones in Marin. The various forms of maintenance work, whether it is for flood mitigation infrastructure or targeted vegetation control, is a critical part a flood risk reduction for each respective community. … Continued

Zone 4 newsletter, September 2020

Flood operations and maintenance The Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) staff is sharing this Flood Operations and Maintenance Update for Flood Zone 4 in Tiburon. While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our work force at the County generally due to Disaster Service work assignments, essential maintenance of Zone 4 facilities continues. … Continued

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