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W ater defines 7 of 8 county borders touching S.F. Bay Addressing Sea Level Rise is a shared responsibility . But that doesn ’ t have to mean inaction. Two counties and three cities on the Peninsula . San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority Len Materman, Executive Director. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Water defines 7 of 8 county borders touching S.F. BayAddressing Sea Level Rise is a shared responsibility

Two counties and three cities on the Peninsula

San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers AuthorityLen Materman, Executive DirectorBut that doesnt have to mean inaction

Palo AltoEast Palo AltoMenlo ParkStanford50 square miles; two counties; six towns; local, state, & national parks sites; major rail & highways, a regional airport, Postal Service facility, and major research university WatershedFloodplainSan Francisquito Creek

East Palo AltoPalo Alto1 mileS.F. BayMt. ViewRedwood City

= creek floodplain only (3,500 parcels)= Bay floodplain only (2,700 parcels)= both floodplains simultaneously (2,200 parcels)

Floodplains in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and Palo Alto

Menlo ParkApproximate number of parcels in the 100-year floodplains

FloodwallsLeveesPalo AltoAllows for a restored connection between creek & marshland

Protecting people and property from San Francisco Bay to Highway 101 Design objective: 100-year creek flow, 50 years (26) of SLR, 100-year tide, and 3 of freeboardProtects over 1,000 parcels from creek flows and tides exiting channelCreates 14 acres of new marsh habitatEnables new golf course and trailsEnables flood protection work upstreamProvides new, safer PG&E gas pipelineEast Palo Alto

Menlo ParkEast Palo AltoNRavenswood PondsCreek 100-year floodplain overlapped with Bay floodplainPalo AltoPotential horizontal levees with upland transition zone30 of SLR with a 100-year Bay tideStrategy to Advance Flood protection, Ecosystems and Recreation along the BaySAFER Bay

FundersState of CACities of East Palo Alto and Menlo ParkFacebook, Inc.U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service