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Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 30, 2022 ... ... they would result in approximately $1 trillion in damages (in today's dollars), dwarfing damages from even the most severe earthquakes.

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

These levees are under threat from rising sea level, earthquakes, floods, and continuing subsidence of the farmland behind them. Some of the Delta's levees ...

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Making End-of-Life Decisions on Aging Dams

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 9, 2020 ... ... it's critical to evaluate how capable these older dams are of protecting human life in the event of an earthquake or flood.

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How California’s Wildfires Are Changing

By Henry McCann

Sep 21, 2020 ... It will be expensive, but how many trillions has California invested in earthquake retrofitting? We need to look at wildfire the same way ...

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Fighting Sea Level Rise the Natural Way

By Lori Pottinger

Feb 3, 2020 ... The levee system throughout the Bay‒Delta is fragile, and could fail in big storms or earthquakes. That would allow a lot more salt water to ...