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Project: Franklin/Beachwood Phase 2 - Black Rascal Creek Flood Management Project

Description: This Project involves design and construction of a detention basin upstream the existing Black Rascal Creek Diversion Channel to reduce peak flood flows during a 100-year flood event. The State (DWR) funds will be used to contribute toward the costs of the Project's land acquisition, environmental and permitting activities. The design will incorporate the hydrologic conditions resulting from Climate Change.

Reference Number: 3860-P1E-981

Implemented By: County of Merced

Objective: Reduce risk of flooding for the disadvantaged community of Franklin Beachwood, primarily, to increase protecting lives, properties, assets and reduce economics losses. Supporting objectives include ecosystem enhancement.

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $15,629,910.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated/Actual Project Work Completion: 6/1/2025    Final Payment:

Associated Counties: Merced

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution5/6/2020$6,105,600.00
Prop. 1E, Non Urban Flood Risk Management Program5/6/2020$9,708,638.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementNatural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP)1200acres acquired


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