Tag Archive: DWR

Oct 12 2012

Fighting Floods During the Event (Video)

We talk a lot on this blog about planning for and preparing for flood events. We’ve talked about levees, bypasses, correctly modeling the floodplain, reservoir storage, and providing “room for the river.” However, what can you do during the actual flood event? What methods are used to help levees stay intact during high flow events? …

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Sep 10 2012

A Few Good Reads (9/10/12): Remnants of Isaac, Who Gets to Live Behind Levees?

This week: Keeping Tahoe blue, remnants of Isaac causing more flooding, who gets to live behind the levees in Louisiana, the CVFPP awarded top honors, working from home as a civil engineer, and part 4 in the series on value pricing from POB. Remnants of Isaac dump more flooding headaches on Jackson County (WLOX) Isaac …

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Mar 15 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of our interview with folks at the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) about the draft CVFPP. Check out Part 1 for our questions related to the feasibility studies, real estate and land use, and the ecosystem integration and Part 2 for our questions related to the climate change strategy, residual …

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Mar 13 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our interview with folks at the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) about the draft CVFPP. Check out Part 1 for our questions related to the feasibility studies, real estate and land use, and the ecosystem integration. In this post, we’ll hit the climate change strategy, residual risk, and some …

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