Capital Improvement Program


Capital Improvement Program (aka Watershed Planning Engineering Section) staff prepares conceptual plans for regional drainage systems and identifies and prepares ordinances for drainage fee areas. This section also develops federal flood control projects through coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and provides flood control standards.

This program performs the following functions:
  • Identify and plan for long-range flood protection solutions.
  • Design and build regional drainage systems for the County and cities.
  • Establish and update developer fees for regional drainage systems.
  • Collaborate with federal, state, and local partners on large flood control projects.


Contra Costa County Flood Control District releases the Capital Improvement Plan for Public Comment:  September 13th to October 29, 2021 

The Flood Control Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) provides a 7-year outlook on the District’s capital activities in support of the regional, long-range development and related flood control projects.  It is a programming document for the funding of capital flood control projects within the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.

Please provide comments to by October 29, 2021.