Oakland's creeks are a valuable resource to the City. Creeks help to remove water pollutants, provide flood control and stormwater drainage, offer wildlife habitat and improve quality of life by enhancing access to our natural environment. With funds from county, state and federal grants – and most importantly, with community support – the Watershed and Stormwater Management Program has been able to begin restoring certain stretches of Oakland creeks and setting aside specific areas to enhance creek protection. Current projects Include:
Current Creek and Watershed Projects
Healthy watersheds are a vital component of a healthy urban environment.