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LOWER PENINSULA WATERSHED

 

No.     

Priority

Channel

Location

(2000 Barclay Page: Grid No.)

Fl Freq Yr

Number of Overbank Events Since 1978

Comments

LP-1

High

San Francisquito Creek

Four Locations: University Avenue, Chaucer Street, Middlefield Road, West Bayshore Road

(2:8-85, 9-85, 10-86, 12-85)

20

2

Severe overbanking and erosion in 1998. Check new floodwalls U/S W. Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto side and new levee work D/S Hwy 101. Overbanking in 1982 at University; close at Chaucer.

LP-2

High

San Francisquito Creek

D/S Hwy 101

(2:12-85, 86)

 

2

Overtopped levees in 1998; check performance of levees raised by District project in 2002.

LP-3

High

Adobe Creek

U/S Hwy 101 to Meadow Drive

(13:14-82, 83)

 

 



LP-4

Medium

San Francisquito Creek

Alma Street to Marlowe Street (2)

 

 

Check for erosion all along Palo Alto Avenue, especially near Waverley Street, and between Fulton Street and Middlefield Road.

LP-5

Medium

Adobe Creek

D/S Edith Avenue

(30:12-74)

2

4



LP-6

Medium

Adobe Creek

Burke Road U/S

(30:12-74)

 

4

Shoup Prk Sr. Citizens Ctr. in floodplain; flooded in 1982, 1983, and 1998.

LP-7

Medium

Adobe Creek

Yerba Buena

(30:12-75)

2

 



LP-8

Medium

Hale Creek

Arboleda Drive and Rosita Avenue

(31:15-73)

3

2

Possible overbanking.

LP-9

Medium

Hale Creek

Mountain View Avenue

(31:16-75)

 

1



LP-10

Medium

Hale Creek

Covington Road

(39:15-72)

3

2

Possible overbanking.

LP-11

Medium

Permanente Creek

Portland Avenue/Heritage Oaks Park

(39:16-71)

25

 

Check Portland Avenue culvert and Permanente Diversion D/S of Portland Avenue.

LP-12

Medium

Permanente Creek

D/S Amphtheatre Parkway

(13:16-81)

 

1

LP-13

Medium

Permanente Creek

Park Drive

(31:16-75)

2

Flooding U/S in 1995 and near Melba Court.

LP-14

Medium

Permanente Creek

Marilyn Avenue

(31:16-74)

Check culvert inlet for erosion or other problems.

LP-15

Medium

San Francisquito Creek

Alpine Road near Snecker Court (just north of Hwy. 280)

(19:4-80)

3

2

House flooded in 1982 and 1998.

LP-16

Low

Stevens Creek

Stevens Creek Boulevard

(52:19-66)

11

1

Sheet flooding in 1986.