US Army Corps of Engineers
San Francisco District

Coyote Creek, Section 1126

COYOTE CREEK FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT
INVESTIGATIONS

 

PROJECT LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION

The study area is located San Jose in and around the Rock Springs neighborhood. The general description of flooding is over bank flooding from Coyote Creek with the neighborhoods filling with floodwaters, inundating structures. The problems and opportunities that have been identified are: (1) The Coyote Creek at Rock Springs study area suffers from problems associated with fluvial flooding due to over bank flooding from Coyote Creek; and (2) There are opportunities to reduce flooding and associated urban property damage within the area.

 

 

            TOTAL FUNDING

 

            TOTAL COST                                                                                        $ 3,000,000

            FEDERAL COST                                                                                   $ 1,500,000

            NON-FEDERAL COST                                                                          $ 1,500,000

 

            TOTAL FEDERAL COST THROUGH FY 2018                                     $               0

            FY 2019 BUDGET                                                                                 $               0

            COST TO COMPLETE                                                                          $ 3,000,000

 

FY 18 ACCOMPLISHMENTS (based on the availability of funds)

  • Establish a Project Management Plan (PMP) and a Federal Cost Sharing Agreement (FCSA).
  • Initiate Feasibility Study

FY 19 ACCOMPLISHMENTS (based on the availability of funds)

  • Hold Tentatively Selected Plan Milestone Conference

ISSUES AND OTHER INFORMATION

  • The Santa Clara Valley Water District is the Non-Federal Sponsor (NFS).
  • The NFS is concerned that the relative difficulty in receiving new start authorization will prevent substantive progress and are opting to pursue A Section 1126 MOA while they are competing for new start approval.

CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST

  • 19th District, Rep. Zoe Lofgren

POINT OF CONTACT

  • Deputy for Project Management, Stu Townsley 415 503 6593

Updated on 26 February 2018

 

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Contact

General Questions
415-503-6702
1455 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103