New flood plan would reduce risks for Valley

“The Central Valley Flood Protection Board adopted the 2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update (CVFPP) on Friday, seeking to reduce the risks that floods pose to the public by repairing existing flood protection facilities instead of building higher levees.  The plan will also expand floodways, floodplains and bypasses to give floods and rivers more room, which can have a host of potential benefits, as Director of Conservation for California Flood Management at American Rivers John Cain stated in a press release. … ”  Read more from the Lodi News-Sentinel here:  New flood plan would reduce risks for Valley

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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!