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Project: Knightsen Wetland Restoration and Flood Protection Project

Description: The project is a multi-objective effort on a 645 acre parcel to attenuate flooding, restore a mosaic of wetland and upland habitats for special status species, provide water quality benefits, and provide recreation and Delta access to the community of Knightsen. Fundings for this agreement will be used to complete phase II: Assessments/Planning and Phase III: Design and Permitting. This planning project will provide the groundwork for the implementation of the multi-objective project that will address Delta water quality issues, restore habitat for special species and rare plants, and address flood control and recreational opportunities.

Reference Number: 3600BP1696007

Implemented By: East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy


Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $239,993.60

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 9/30/2019    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Multiple

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Water Quality, Ecosystem Restoration and Fish Protection Facilities - Delta11/14/2016$239,993.60

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Feasibility Studies -- Ecosystem Restoration  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Achieve the Co-Equal Goals for the DeltaAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description
Identify Sustainable and Integrated Financing OpportunitiesAction Description


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