Mission Critical: San Rafael Canal

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 [...]

Mission Critical: San Rafael Canal2018-09-17T04:21:17+00:00

Elevate San Rafael to be Presented to City Council

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 [...]

Elevate San Rafael to be Presented to City Council2018-08-13T17:20:24+00:00

Rising Seas, Raising Stakes

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 [...]

Rising Seas, Raising Stakes2018-05-25T17:24:11+00:00