US Army Corps of Engineers
San Francisco District

Upper Coyote Creek

UPPER COYOTE CREEK FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT
INVESTIGATIONS

PROJECT LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION:

Coyote Creek is located in Silicon Valley, immediately south of the San Francisco Bay, in Santa Clara County.  Draining directly into the San Francisco Bay, Coyote Creek is the largest watershed in Santa Clara County and flows through the Cities of Milpitas and San José.  The Upper Coyote Creek Study will evaluate potential improvement plans to alleviate flooding problems along the upper reaches of Coyote Creek.  Severe flooding occurred in 1982, 1982 and 1997 and most recently in February 2017.

            TOTAL FUNDING

            TOTAL COST                                                                                        $      3,200,000

            FEDERAL COST                                                                                   $      1,700,000

            NON-FEDERAL COST                                                                          $      1,500,000

 

            TOTAL FEDERAL COST THROUGH FY 2019                                     $    0

            FY 2020 BUDGET*                                                                               $      200,000*

            COST TO COMPLETE                                                                          $   1,500,000
            *Capability


FY 19 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • N/A (not funded)

FY 20 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Execute FCSA and commence feasibility study.

ISSUES AND OTHER INFORMATION

  • The Santa Clara Valley Water District is the NFS.

CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST

  • 19th District, Rep. Zoe Lofgren

POINT OF CONTACT

  • Deputy for Project Management, Edwin S. Townsley, (415) 503-6593.

Updated on 31 January 2019

Contact

General Questions
415-503-6708
450 Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA 94102