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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 ...

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Flood Prevention 101: Stay Out of the Floodplain

By Lori Pottinger

Jan 4, 2018 ... What did the catastrophic hurricane season of 2017 tell us about how we're managing flood risk? We talked to Nicholas Pinter—a flood and ...

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Floods in California

By Jeffrey Mount

Most of California is vulnerable to floods. Every county has been declared a flood disaster area multiple times. One in five Californians and more than $580 ...

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Saving Native Fishes from Extinction

By Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle

Oct 30, 2015 ... The state and federal fish agencies entrusted with preventing these ... These initiatives use temporary water transfers to flood farm fields ...


What If California’s Drought Continues?

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

In 2014, the State Water Resources Control Board, which administers water ... on a network of managed wetlands-intentionally flooded areas in federal and ...

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Drought: 10 Ways the Federal Government Can Help

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount

May 28, 2015 ... ... quality, drought, flood and ecosystem challenges at a regional scale. These 10 federal actions would help California better manage its ...


Policy Priorities for Managing Drought

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

Mar 28, 2015 ... “Climate Change, Atmospheric Rivers, and Floods in California-A ... Monthly Urban Water Supplier Data, State Water Resources Control Board.


Paying for Water in California

Panel 1—Fiscal Orphans: Floods, Small Systems, Stormwater, and Watersheds ... Matt Fabry, San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program.