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March 23 Open House

Thanks for attending our Community Open House!

Thank you to everyone who joined us March 23rd to learn about creek daylighting and other project features. You can now review project boards from station 123, and 4. The team is nearing completion of the Planning Phase and is coordinating next steps with RPD. To be added to our email list, please contact us at

Improving our Sewer System and Benefiting the Community

 Project Materials

Project Fact Sheet (English)
Project Fact Sheet (Spanish)
Project Fact Sheet (Chinese)
• Open House Station 1, 2, 3, 4
Workshop Boards 10/2/13
• Presentation 12/7/13
• Workshop Boards 12/7/13
• Oxford Wayland Materials
• Oxford Wayland Summary

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The Upper Yosemite Creek Daylighting project will daylight the ephemeral historic Yosemite Creek to manage flows from 110 acres of McLaren Park. The creek will flow along the northern edge of McLaren Park from Yosemite marsh and around the Louis Sutter Playground soccer and softball fields.

The project will feature a creek channel to convey stormwater and alleviate localized flooding issues as well as storage and infiltration facilities. This project is the first creek daylighting project initiated by the City and will reintroduce natural habitat and provide opportunities for community learning and beautification.

The project team is working closely with the SF Recreation and Park Department to integrate the creek into existing park uses.


Yosemite creek daylighting map
Click for High Resolution of Project Area Map



Currently, the project is in the conceptual planning phase before detailed design can begin. Construction is scheduled to be complete by Fall 2019.

During the planning phase of this project public workshops and multiple smaller community group meetings have been held to solicit public input and feedback on the project. Two online planning websites were provided for additional public feedback.

Conceptual Rendering


Conceptual Rendering: Wayland Street facing Oxford Street

Maintenance plans within green infrastructure will include removal of trash and debris, plant establishment and care, and related maintenance activities. The maintenance schedule and frequency of activities will vary based on the site conditions and needs of the green infrastructure technology employed. The SFPUC will monitor the green infrastructure facilities for proper functioning over time and update maintenance needs and schedules as appropriate.

Project Status

The project in currently in the Planning Phase. In coordination with SFRPD, completion of Final Design is anticipated in mid-2019 with construction beginning in 2020. Schedule is subject to change. Please check back for project updates.

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Last updated: 9/12/2019 9:35:58 AM