Archived Projects

The following archived projects have been completed or closed out by SFEP project partners. 

Bay Area-Wide Trash Capture Demonstration Project

[Final Project Report Now Available] SFEP’s trash capture demonstration project concluded, according to grant guidelines, in November 2013. The project installed 4,003 trash capture devices, including 42 high-capacity devices, in more than 60 Bay Area municipalities, including cities, towns, and unincorporated county areas.

Newcomb Avenue Low Impact Development

Community members and City staff implemented the design for a green streetscape by planting trees and other drought tolerant plants, installing specially designed stormwater-filtering planters to infiltrate stormwater runoff, installing traffic calming chicanes, and by creating community gathering places.

El Cerrito Rain Gardens

El Cerrito Rain Gardens

The El Cerrito Green Streets Pilot Project officially concluded on November 30, 2012. This successful project retrofitted the conventional public right-of-way (street edge and sidewalk area) with a series of stormwater treatment cells (aka rain gardens) at two sites along San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito, CA.

Taking Action for Clean Water – PCBs in Caulk Project

Taking Action for Clean Water – PCBs in Caulk Project

SFEP’s PCBs in Caulk Project was created to address potential impacts of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in caulks and sealants released into stormwater runoff during demolition or remodeling projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Fremont Tree Well Filters

Fremont Tree Well Filters

In 2012, the City of Fremont installed two Tree Well Filters (TWFs) on Osgood Road to improve city aesthetics and treat urban runoff. Two distinct TWFs configurations were designed and built side-by-side so that they could be tested against one another for efficacy of pollutant removal and maintenance costs.