Water Management


The Water Management division of Humboldt County Public Works is responsible for:

  1. Managing three levee systems (Redwood Creek, Mad River, Sandy Prairie)
  2. Assisting with technical studies and planning related to flood management and sea level rise adaptation
  3. Administering municipal stormwater programs for McKinleyville and Shelter Cove
  4. Representing Humboldt County on water and fishery issues related to the Klamath and Trinity Rivers
  5. Coordinating stakeholders in the Eel River Valley on sustainable groundwater management
  6. Representing Humboldt County on various restoration and water resource initiatives