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Addressing Inequality in Flood Risk

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 13, 2019 ... More than 7 million Californians are at risk of flooding, ... at how flooding affects social inequality in flood-prone parts of the state.

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Floods in California

By Jeffrey Mount

Southern California, the deserts, and areas recently burned by wildfires are susceptible to flash floods. And storms commonly cause local urban flooding because ...

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Understanding the New Federal Water Law

By Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Caitrin Chappelle

Jan 17, 2017 ... ... such as flood protection in the Sacramento Valley, ... effect of removing the margin of error in a complicated and error-prone system.

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Flood Insurance: Why Don’t People Buy It?

By Carolyn Kousky

Apr 6, 2016 ... Outside the 100-year floodplain, even where there is flood risk, few homes are insured. This can have ripple effects in flood-prone communities.


What If California’s Drought Continues?

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

Two to three more years of drought will increase challenges in all areas and ... on a network of managed wetlands-intentionally flooded areas in federal and ...

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Reminder: Droughts Often End with Floods

By Jeffrey Mount, Carolyn Kousky, Nicholas Pinter

Jun 9, 2015 ... In May, record rainfall and deadly floods swept through these ... About one in five California residents now lives in a flood-prone area.

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Drought: 10 Ways the Federal Government Can Help

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount

May 28, 2015 ... Longer term: Through legislation similar to the Coastal Zone Management Act ... drought, flood and ecosystem challenges at a regional scale.