Water Quality in Contra Costa County

Alhambra Creek

Alhambra Creek site monitored by The Watershed Project

Creek Description

Alhambra Creek runs from Briones Regional Park through the City of Martinez and out to the Carquinez Strait. 86% of its 8 miles are natural, with no obvious reinforcements or concrete channel. Over 40% of its watershed (the land that drains to the creek) is agricultural land, while 15% is covered by impervious surfaces such as roads and houses.

TWP Site

Creek Report Card

Dissolved OxygenMarginal
Specific ConductivityBad

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