"When you travel a local street or a County-maintained road, cross…More an estuary bridge between the cities of Oakland and Alameda, or enjoy creeks or flood-free winters, you benefit fromjust a few of the services that the Alameda County Public Works Agency provides.
The Public Works Agency is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure of Alameda County. We plan, design, and inspect construction of County road and flood projects. We assist in the planning of new subdivisions, commercial developments, and infrastructure. The Public Works Agency also plays a crucial role in responding to the needs of the public in the aftermath of devastating storms and other general emergencies. And we do it all without forgetting the public in Public Works."
Flood Control and Water Conservation District
"The Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District helps protect western Alameda County residents and property from flooding while preserving the natural environment. The District is the devoted steward of a valuable resource—a vast flood control infrastructure including channels, pump stations, and other facilities.
"Within the Public Works Agency, the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District works specifically to protect county citizens from flooding while preserving the natural environment."
Find interactive maps on the district's website, showing you which major projects are happening in your neighborhood zone, plus a useful glossary of terms on its FAQs page.