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Analysis of the Economics of Delta Levee Repairs and Upgrades August 2008 | 176 KB Excel File. Related Content. photo - Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge.

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

Three interlinked issues currently face the Delta: an increasingly unreliable water supply, a decline in ecosystem health, and a fragile system of levees.

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Video: Managing Water in a Changing Climate

By Sarah Bardeen, Ashlyn Perri

Oct 18, 2021 ... The state's aging, 20th-century water infrastructure—including dams and levees—urgently needs an upgrade to cope with a 21st-century climate ...


Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

improving flood control to reduce damage from levee overtopping caused by insufficient channel capacities and levee failures,; benefitting native species by re- ...

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High and Rising: Flood Risk in California Grows

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain

Jul 20, 2020 ... ... intensity and volume causes flooding as runoff rapidly overwhelms levees on rivers and storm water management facilities in cities.