The Shoreline Study
The draft Shoreline Study feasibility study and environmental analysis document have been released, and are available for review at valleywater.org or USACE.
The deadline to comment on the documents is 5 p.m. on February 2, 2015.
A meeting for public discussion and input will be held Wednesday, January 14, 2015, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the George Mayne Elementary School at 5030 N. 1st St., Alviso, San Jose.
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...