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Reducing Flood Risk in the Central Valley

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 19, 2019 ... The plan is meant to not only protect people but also to help restore river ecosystems. We need to give rivers more room to flood, which better ...

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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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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 ... Levees protect much of this area from a “100-year flood,” which has a 1 ...

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The High Cost of Fixing Levees

By Jeffrey Mount

Feb 23, 2017 ... The Central Valley Flood Protection Plan—released in 2012 and updated every five years—identifies a range of options, including new ...

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Why We Need Working Floodplains

By Lori Pottinger

Feb 22, 2018 ... So we've engineered ways to protect people from floodwaters. ... organizations to integrate flood protection and habitat creation through ...

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Californians Favor Funding Flood Improvements

By David Kordus, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Mar 29, 2017 ... This gap varies regionally, with areas located in floodplains needing higher levels of investment in flood-protection infrastructure.

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Drought Watch: What’s in Proposition 1?

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

Oct 24, 2014 ... These bonds looked a little different than Prop 1. Ecosystem improvement and flood protection were the main priorities, with smaller amounts for ...