Homeless People Damaging Flood Levees, Putting Thousands of Sacramento Homes In Danger

From CBS 13 News There’s a growing threat to the levees that protect areas of Sacramento from flooding, and the city is not doing much to stop it. “This is public infrastructure and needs to be preserved,” said Tim Kerr, general manager for the American River Flood Control while inspecting the levee damage. Sometimes erosion can be caused by fallen trees or rodents, but now, levee monitors are finding that damage is being intentionally caused by homeless people carving out campsites on the American River. (more)

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Congratulations!

Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!