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Project: Lagunita Diversion Dam Removal Project

Description: This project is necessary for reconstruction of the stream reach for San Francisquito Creek in accordance with current fish passage design and stream restoration guidelines. San Francisquito Creek has a population of steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) that is listed under the Endangered Species Act because of the Lagunita Diversion Dam it currently limits spawning habititat. Funding will be use to remove the Lagunita Diversion Dam to improve fish passage, particularly in low flow conditions, enhancing access to roughly 14.6 river miles of high qualitliy habitat upstream of the dam for the steelhead population.The project elements are expected to enhance local habitat conditions for steelhead and other native specie

Reference Number: 3600BP1896011

Implemented By: The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University

Objective: Specific objectives of this Project are to: remove Lagunita Diversion Dam, restore Instream Habitat, stabilize the streambanks in the Project Area, plant Native Riparian Vegetation in the Project Area and avoid Impacts to Special Status Species

Type: Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $1,226,537.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 11/1/2020    Actual Completion: 11/1/2020

Associated Counties: San Francisco

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration9/14/2018$1,226,537.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Infrastructure Improvement   

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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