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California Department of Water Resources

Environment

California Experiencing 'Miracle March,' Says Water Manager

March 15, 2016 | Amy Quinton

One of the state’s top water managers says California is experiencing a “Miracle March,” after a dramatic increase in rain and snow.

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Environment

Scientists Say Levees Can Increase Flood Risk And Long-Term Damage

February 9, 2016 | Amy Quinton

People living behind levees on flood plains may not be as well-protected from flood damage as they might think.

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Sparks Seeks Humane Ways To Manage Beavers

December 1, 2015 | Steve Milne

The Nevada city of Sparks has decided to stop trapping and killing beavers along the North Truckee Drain and seek a non-lethal alternative to remove them.

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Environment

Celebration For New Folsom Auxiliary Spillway

August 27, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Crews have completed the Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway. The new dam is finished but is not yet connected to Folsom Lake.

Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency

Progress Hard To Come By On Feather River Levee Project

May 4, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Construction is a month behind schedule.

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Building In Natomas Could Resume In June

March 31, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has notified the City of Sacramento that building permits for Natomas may once again be issued as of mid-June. Applications will be accepted Wednesday morning.

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Environment

Stockton Flood Protection Plan Released By U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

March 11, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a new $800 million dollar plan for flood protection in Stockton.

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