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Oxford Basin Multiuse Enhancement Project
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Oxford Basin Project
Project Summary
The Oxford Basin Multiuse Enhancement Project is designed to enhance flood protection and reduce stormwater pollution while significantly improving the quality of the ecosystem within the facility. The project will also introduce new public recreational and safety amenities, including an illuminated walking path, observation areas and educational signage. For more information, visit the project's FAQ page or contact Josh Svensson at (626) 458-7157 or

  • June 20, 2016: The Oxford Basin Multiuse Enhancement Project is now open to the public! Thank you for your patience and support during construction. Be sure to visit the basin's six observation decks after July 8, when a series of interpretative display panels will be installed. The panels illustrate the Marina's colorful history, the basin's vibrant plant and animal habitat, and its essential flood protection and water quality improvements.