New Radar System Being Developed to Help Pinpoint Flooding

From The Bay Area Monitor – December 2017

On the heels of northern California’s wettest year on record — with nearly 90 inches of rain — a team of water agencies and weather researchers is installing a new radar system to upgrade flood prediction in the San Francisco Bay Area. For many, it can’t come soon enough. “The new system will tell us how much, when, and where it will rain with greater precision,” said Carl Morrison, executive director of the Bay Area Flood Protection Agencies Association, adding, “It will be hugely helpful to flood agencies.” (more)

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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!