The Shoreline Study
- The Shoreline Study draft feasibility study and environmental impact statement/report document have been released, and are available for review or download at valleywater.org or USACE.
- A meeting for public discussion and input was held Wednesday, January 14, 2015. See meeting materials here.
- Temporary Levee Markers Installed – Now through May 2015
Two markers have been temporarily installed on proposed levee locations near the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Center, so that members of the public can see how high the proposed levees will be. The markers depict the proposed levee height of 15.2 feet. The current levees are approximately 10 feet. The markers will be installed through May 2015.
To see a Google map of the markers, click here. For more information,
- Para obtener información en español, por favor comuníquese con
José Villarreal al 408-630-2879
Shoreline areas along San Francisco Bay will risk damages from coastal flooding, with potential impacts to human health and safety, due to future sea level rise. The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study is a Congressionally authorized study by the US Army Corps of Engineers together with the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the State Coastal Conservancy to identify and recommend flood risk management projects for Federal funding. The Corps is looking at projects that will reduce flood risk, restore some of the region's lost wetlands,
and provide related benefits such as recreation
and public access. More...