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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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A closer look at the CVFPP (1): does increasing “protection” increase risk?

Why it benefits to look closer: Over the past couple of months, I’ve spent considerable time reviewing the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan and some of its technical appendices.  The first Draft of the CVFPP is indeed a remarkable piece of work, … Continue reading

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