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Project: Grizzly Slough Floodplain Restoration Project at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Description: The project will restore natural flooding to Grizzly Slough by breaching a levee and constructing and planting floodplain habitat, and by creating irrigation infrastructure for wildlife-friendly agriculture.

Reference Number: 3875P11710

Implemented By: Department of Water Resources


Type: Restoration, Monitoring, Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $9,820,800.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Sacramento

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds5/4/2020$1,120,000.00
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration11/28/2018$8,700,800.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Agricultural Lands157acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Lowland Floodplains and Bypassess112.4acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat162.6acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat14.9acres restored/assessed/managed
MonitoringAt-risk Species Monitoring/Assessment  
Infrastructure ImprovementNew Levee Construction1.5miles of levee constructed

Water Action Plan Target

Achieve the Co-Equal Goals for the DeltaAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description


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