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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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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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