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Project: Lower Silver Creek, Reaches 4-6, and Lake Cunningham Flood Protection Project

Description: The Project will reduce erosion and sedimentation within Lower Silver Creek by constructing improvements to reduce channel bank failures and increase the sediment storage capacity, and re-establishment of fish passage along Lower Silver Creek.

Reference Number: 3860-P1E-366

Implemented By: Santa Clara Valley Water District

Objective: Manage stormwater runoff to reduce flood damage and where feasible, provide other benefits, including groundwater recharge, water quality improvement, and ecosystem restoration.

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $54,992,397.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2019    Actual Completion: 6/5/2021

Associated Counties: Santa Clara

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution2/3/2012$20,000,000.00
Local Contribution2/3/2012$9,992,397.00
Prop. 1E, Stormwater/Flood Management12/21/2011$25,000,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementConveyance  
Water ManagementStormwater Flood / Capture  


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