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State’s Ecosystems Face a Flood of Changes

By Lori Pottinger

Jan 11, 2016 ... That makes it harder to gauge an ecosystem's ability to snap back after extreme drought or floods. Flooding can be quite good for aquatic ...

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Remaking Flood Management to Support Salmon

By Lori Pottinger

Jul 18, 2018 ... PPIC: What needs to change to reverse the crisis in the state's aquatic ecosystems? Lewis Bair: California's water infrastructure was designed ...


California’s Water: Preparing for Floods

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Matt Kondolf ...

One in five residents and billions of dollars in assets are vulnerable to flooding. Climate change brings new vulnerabilities. This brief describes new ...


Delta Island Flooding (No Repairs)

Islands that lie below sea level will flood after levee failures (becoming blue). If islands are not repaired after flooding, the entire area is likely to ...

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The High Cost of Fixing Levees

By Jeffrey Mount

Feb 23, 2017 ... Now, as full dams release high flows into rivers hemmed in by levees, this element of the state's flood management system is in the ...

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Yesterday’s Dams Face Tomorrow’s Floods

By Jeffrey Mount

Feb 15, 2017 ... For example, Oroville Dam provides water supply, hydropower, flood management, recreation, and ecosystem flows for rivers and the Delta.