In an eight-mile swath of a damaged creek in unincorporated Santa Clarita, the connections between humans, nature, water supplies and survival of a rare fish are frayed by climate change. … The project recently received a $12 million grant to kickstart planning and design. The money was granted to Public Works last week by the California Wildlife Conservation Board. Construction is expected to begin in late 2024, according to Public Works. … The project has many interrelated objectives: flood control, habitat restoration, and returning safe, reliable water flow into the downstream wells of homeowners who have been cut off from their water source.