San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction Project

Community Development Agency



The Project involves implementing various flood risk reduction elements in Fairfax and San Anselmo to increase creek capacity, remove obstructions and attenuate flows within portions of the San Anselmo Creek and Fairfax Creek sub-watersheds in Ross Valley, located in central eastern Marin County.

Project Contact

Berenice Davidson, Assistant Director

Department of Public Works Project Page

San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction (SAFRR) Project

Project Description

This Project is part of the overall Ross Valley Watershed and Flood Risk Reduction Program, a regional effort led by the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) in partnership with the City of Larkspur, the Towns of Fairfax, Ross, and San Anselmo and unincorporated communities of Sleepy Hollow, Oak Manor Kentfield, and Greenbrae. The Program’s overall objective is to reduce the frequency and severity of flooding throughout the Ross Valley Watershed, in an economically viable manner while prioritizing public safety and minimizing environmental impacts. The Program looks at broader flood mitigation measures for Corte Madera Creek and its tributaries within the 28 square-mile watershed.

Public Notice

View Public Notice

Environmental Review Documents

Draft San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction EIR

Final San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction EIR

Public Hearings

Title Date Location Documents
Board of Supervisors Public Hearing 9/18/18

3501 Civic Center Drive #328
San Rafael, CA 94903