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Category: Dredging

Dredging continues in San Rafael Canal through December, 2022

Dredging continues in San Rafael Canal The US Army Corps of Engineer’s and City of San Rafael’s dredging contractor, The Dutra Group, will continue dredging operations in the San Rafael Canal in the month of December, 2022. Dredging will soon continue in the San Rafael Canal. Please keep in mind the following Boater precautions: Boaters … Continued

Dredging to continue in San Rafael Canal: Boater Safety Precautions

Dredging will soon continue in the San Rafael Canal in the coming days. Please keep in mind the following Boater precautions: Boaters must exercise caution when passing the dredge in the channel. The Dredge DB‐Beaver is available on Channel 80 and slacks its anchor wires for vessel traffic in and out of the channel. The … Continued

Dredging begins in San Rafael Creek

Dredging has officially begun in the San Rafael Creek and will soon move into the upper reaches of the San Rafael Canal. Please keep in mind the following safety tips when boating, swimming, kayaking or other Marine activities in the Canal: Main Safety Dangers When you see a dredge, remember that it’s there for a … Continued

City of San Rafael Dredging Project update

Since September 2021, City staff has been working on dredging permits for City owned parcels and on behalf of 101 property owners along the San Rafael Canal. These permits include the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and CA State Lands … Continued

San Rafael Creek Dredge Plans and Quantities Released

City of San Rafael Individual Parcel Dredge Plans and Quantities Released In anticipation of a joint dredging effort between the City of San Rafael and several individual dock and marina homeowners in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood, the City has released updated dredge plans and calculated dredge quantities for all parcels who participated in an umbrella … Continued

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