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High Water Marks, life jackets, and other “innovations” as California leads in flood preparedness

Last Friday was a day of great for progress in the communication of residual flood risk in California as the High Water Mark from the February 19, 1986 flood was unveiled in Garcia Bend Park  in “the Pocket” area of Sacramento. … Continue reading

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Multiple Layers of Safety in the Netherlands and United States

Back on U.S. soil for nearly a year, I’ve linked up with another Dutch research institute to launch an initiative aimed at  comparing our two countries on one particular matter: implementing multiple layers of safety for improved flood risk management. … Continue reading

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Can the Dutch teach us something on the power of communication?

My time here has been focused on learning what we can take away from the Dutch in terms of water management expertise. What is it, you ask?   I know the suspense must be killing you, so I’ll give away … Continue reading

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Lowdown on the high water…and room for rivers explained

So high the water was risin’ our men sinkin’ down Man, the water was risin’ at places all around, boy, they’s all around It was fifty men and children come to sink and drown —High Water Everywhere (Part 2), Charlie … Continue reading

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