Provides flood protection to Mountain View and Los Altos residents and businesses through various project elements including offstream detention basins, channel improvements, and levees and floodwalls.
The project will provide protection from flooding due to Permanente Creek for approximately 3,000 residences and businesses in Mountain View. All existing natural channel reaches will be preserved. Habitat for listed species, such as red-legged frog, could potentially be enhanced in this multi-objective project.
Drinking Water Supply
Water Quality Improvement
Habitat Protection and Restoration
Primary goal of the project is flood protection. However, by reducing the peak flowrates in the channels, the project enables future channel restoration activities. Also, there is potential for habitat enhancement in the proposed detention basins.
Ecosystem Restoration, Environmental and habitat protection and improvement, Flood management, Recreation and public access, Storm water capture and management, Watershed planning
Flood Protection & Stormwater Management
Part 2 - Detail
i. Water Supply (conservation, recycled water, groundwater recharge, surface storage, etc.)
ii. Water Quality
iii. Flood and Stormwater Management
iv. Resource Stewardship (watershed management, habitat protection and restoration, recreation, open space, etc.)
Increases Water Supply Reliability
Advances/ Expands Conjunctive Management of Multiple Water Supply Sources
Increases Water Use and/or Reuse Efficiency
Provides Additional Water Supply
Promotes Water Quality Protection
Reduces Water Demand
Advances/Expands Water Recycling
Promotes Urban Runoff Reuse
Addresses Sea Level Rise
Addresses other Anticipated Climate Change Impact (e.g. through water management system modifications)
Improves Flood Control (e.g. through wetlands restoration, management, protection)