Watershed Management

In Napa County, Watershed Management consists of:

  • Clearing and maintaining the 13 miles of channels within the Flood Control District's jurisdiction as part of the Stream Maintenance Program
  • Clearing problem areas within the Napa River and its tributaries
  • Dredging the Napa River
  • Repairing and stabilizing the River and stream banks
  • Installing and operating a Countywide early warning system for flooding
  • Replacing and installing major storm drain trunk lines
  • Participating in federal and State flood protection grant programs
  • Managing and monitoring groundwater
  • Overseeing adjudicated watersheds
  • Maintaining the benefit assessment program
  • Preparing special studies for flood protection and watershed management
  • Developing standardized and integrated floodplain management regulations
  • Assisting the local community in complying with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements
  • A detailed description of the above projects and services and the current fiscal year's project report (PDF)