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Posted on: January 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Mitigation Measures for Flood-Prone Areas


Mitigation Measures for Flood-Prone Areas

Town staff and contractors worked up to and through the onset of today's storm to mitigate impacts throughout the Town. In addition to clearing drainage inlets at Osage Station Park (shown in photo), field crews and engineers worked together throughout the day assessing areas that flooded during the last storm. They identified blockages and obstructions on and near private property, and worked with HOAs and landowners to clear as much debris as possible for efficient water flow. While the Town does not maintain all creeks and drainage within its borders, our teams jumped in to help in partnership with the property owners. Our focus remains on the overall safety of our community. 

Teams will continue to monitor the results of these efforts, as well as other creekside areas throughout Danville. We thank the many residents who worked with staff today to assess potential risks on their property, and who made way for contractors removing mud and hosing down streets. This community effort has best prepared us all for the storms overnight. 

Thank you, and again, here are some key contacts you should print out or jot down, in case of power outages:

Emergency: Please report any urgent safety-related concerns to the Police Department at 925-820-2144. For life-threatening emergencies, please call 911. 

To report clogged storm drains, downed trees, or flooding, please call Danville Maintenance Services at 925-314-3450 (M-Th 7:30 am–4:00 pm, Fri 7:30 am–1:00 pm) or afterhours contact non-emergency dispatch at 925-820-2144. Residents can also make reports online at

Contacts for other Non-Emergency Situations:

  • Danville Police: 925-820-2144
  • San Ramon Police: 925-973-2779
  • Contra Costa County Sheriff: 925-646-2441
  • San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District: 925-838-6691

Other Resources:

  • Contra Costa Animal Services: 925-335-8300
  • East Bay Municipal Utilities District: 866-403-2683
  • PG&E: 800-743-5000 or
  • Xfinity: 800-xfinity (934-6489) or
  • Flood Tips from FEMA:

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