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Maps and Photos

The Sunnyvale East Channel is approximately 6.5 miles long and extends from the Guadalupe Slough to near Highway 280.

The Sunnyvale West Channel is approximately 3 miles long and extends from the Guadalupe Slough to Maude Avenue. The channels flow south to north draining predominately urban watershed areas which are located in portions of the cities of Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Cupertino, and unincorporated Santa Clara County.

The watersheds receive an average annual rainfall ranging from 17 inches in the headwaters to 12.5 inches near San Francisco Bay.

SEW area map

Photos

Flooding from Sunnyvale East Channel
Sunny East flooding

Erosion along the Sunnyvale East Channel
Sunny East erosion

Sunnyvale East Channel at Caribbean Drive, December 2012
Sunny East at Caribbean

Sunnyvale East Channel
Sunny East normal

Sunnyvale West Channel
Sunny West Channel normal

Sunnyvale West Channel
Sunny West Channel with banks

Bridge at Sunnyvale East Channel
Bridge at Sunny East