Available Soil from District Facilities

The Flood Control District periodically makes available soil to further the district's capital program objectives as well as to assist in other's construction projects.  Listed below are the current soil borrow opportunities with links to additional data. 

Please review the information provided, and if you have any additional questions, please contact Paul Detjens.

Upper Sand Creek Basin
The Upper Sand Creek Basin (USCB) is located in south Antioch approximately 0.3 miles east of Deer Valley Road and just south of the Kaiser hospital. As of now (summer 2013), the basin is being significantly expanded and approximately 550,000 cubic yards of surplus material is being stockpiled for future offhaul.  The site has been successfully been used as a regional borrow site many times in the past. Linked below is an overview map, a fact sheet, grading plans, geotechnical borings and analyticals. 

Overview and location map 
Selected Site Photos
USCB Fact Sheet

Geotechnical maps and boring logs (high resolution: 27 Mb)
Geotechnical maps and boring logs (low resolution: 1.5 Mb)
Soil Characterization (Analytical) Report

Lower Sand Creek Basin
Lower Sand Creek Basin (LSCB) is located in Brentwood approximately 0.75 miles east of the State Route 4 Bypass Sand Creek interchange.  This site has approximately 60,000 cy of material available.  The District's intends to release this material only after the material from Upper Sand Creek Basin (see above) is committed.

Location Map
LSCB Fact Sheet

Grading Plan (3/21 cleaner version)
Geotechnical maps and boring logs
Soil Characterization (Analytical) Report

Flood Control Permit Application (Use this to reserve material)

Wildcat Creek Sediment Stockpile
The District's Wildcat Creek Sediment Basin is desilted every 2 to 4 years and the material is stockpiled for future offhaul.  As of 2012, the District has approximately 10,000 cy of material available.  This site it located in North Richmond, in the western portion of Contra Costa County.