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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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Column in Grand Forks Herald: Flood risk exists on both sides of levees

I wrote an article for the Grand Forks Herald and it was published today (see below). Click to link to the original article. Flood risk exists on both sides of levees As recent research at the University of California, Berkeley confirms, … Continue reading

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Background: to let the water back in

Record flooding in the Midwest of the United States this year, and recent devastation from floods in Pakistan, Australia, and the east coast of the US reminds us that flooding is the number one hazard in the world in terms … Continue reading

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