The sparkling, boat-lined San Rafael Canal (AKA the San Rafael Channel) is not merely a pretty waterscape feature of our beloved city, but also a vital part of the economy and a critical element in water drainage and safety for our homes and businesses. The San Rafael Channel is a major drainage outlet for the [...]
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Resilient Shore has launched its own newsletter: Shore News! This monthly newsletter is dedicated to the understanding and enhancement of San Rafael’s bay shore. We hope you'll sign up to receive it - just let us know you want it by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The newsletter provides a forum to bring timely [...]
The Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge is a year-long, collaborative effort that aims to strengthen multiple Bay Area shoreline locations in resistance to sea level rise and severe flooding. Ten teams were selected to research and design solutions. In San Rafael, Bionic Team is working hard for waterfront resilience. Bionic Team generated a wealth [...]
Experts predict that San Francisco Bay waters will rise between two and six feet by the end of the century. San Rafael is in real danger from serious flooding. We know well the wide-scale and long-term destruction that other communities have suffered when they were flooded. Fortunately, we have some possible strategies for meeting these [...]