Creeks Restoration and Water Quality Improvement

Improve creek and ocean water quality and restore natural creek systems with the implementation of storm water and urban runoff pollution reduction, creek restoration, and community education programs.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Research and monitor creek and ocean water quality.


Oversee clean water operations, including creek cleanups and

storm drain screen maintenance.


Enforce storm water and urban runoff pollution codes.


Develop, implement, and maintain water quality improvement

and creek restoration capital projects.


Oversee surface water pollution prevention and treatment

programs.


Administer the City's Storm Water Management Program,

including providing annual reports to the State and Regional

Water Quality Control Boards.


Complete grant reporting requirements for all grant funded

capital projects.


Coordinate community water quality information and clean

water business assistance programs.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

Secure Creeks Advisory Committee support for the FY 2024 Water Quality Research and Monitoring Plan.


Produce an annual report summarizing water quality samples collected and results for public distribution.


Complete construction of a storm water treatment retrofit project in a City right-of-way.


Initiate construction of a water quality improvement and wetland restoration project at the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge.


Complete final design plans for a creek restoration and water quality improvement project on Mission Creek in Oak Park.


Complete a water quality public opinion survey.


Initiate conceptual design plans for a creek restoration and water quality improvement project on lower Mission Creek.

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023