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Project: Reconnecting Stream Flows in the Lower Eel River Delta

Description: A grant to Humboldt County Resource Conservation District for a cooperative project with NCRP, DWR Urban Streams, NOAA, and CDFW to reconnect two tributaries back to the Salt River, enhancing 2.5 miles of in-channel complexity, and restoring 47.3 acres of riparian and wetland habitat by removing 97,200 Cubic Yards of sediment from the Salt River channel and floodplains. The Francis Creek and Williams Creek are the tributaries of focus for the Project and located in Humboldt County, California.

Reference Number: 36402016026

Implemented By: Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

Objective: To enhance stream flow

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $4,572,353.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 11/1/2019    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Humboldt

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution2/18/2016$425,688.00
Other State Funds2/18/2016$1,366,393.00
Private Contribution2/18/2016$150,446.00
Prop. 1, Stream Flow Enhancement2/18/2016$2,629,826.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat47.3acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat47.3acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description


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