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How California’s Water Bond Is Being Spent

By Jelena Jezdimirovic, Ellen Hanak

Dec 13, 2017 ... Levee repairs continue on Tyler Island in California ... many unmet needs in its water system—most notably in the areas of flood protection, ...

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The High Cost of Fixing Levees

By Jeffrey Mount

Feb 23, 2017 ... More challenges are in store in the Delta as flood waters move ... 1,100 miles of levees, which ring islands that lie well below sea level.

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Caring About Delta Levees During a Drought

By Jeffrey Mount

Mar 26, 2015 ... They protect the islands of the Delta from flooding that would occur daily because island elevations are well below sea level—more than 25 ...

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Delta Island Flooding (No Repairs)

Delta Island Flooding (No Repairs). This animation depicts how the Delta may change over time as a result of levee failures from earthquakes and floods.

Public Policy Institute of California