Yosemite Releases Dramatic Video Footage from the Weekend’s Flooding in the Valley.

From SFGATE – Heavy rain and melting snow from a warm tropical storm flooded Yosemite Valley over the weekend, covering some roads with up to 4 feet of water. The national park system released footage Wednesday showing meadows that look like lakes and raging waterfalls that sound like thunder. A swollen Merced River covered bridges and campgrounds in water. The river crested at 13.73 feet at Pohono Bridge, rising 4 feet above flood stage and inundating campgrounds, meadows and roadways. (more)

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Congratulations!

The Central Valley Flood Protection Board announces its first annual employee recognition awards

In December 2018, CVFPB honored three of its employees for their outstanding staff work and contributions to the Board. The recipients of these first CVFPB awards are:

Permitting Section Chief Gary Lemon
2018 Sustained Superior Accomplishment Award

HR Analyst Amber Woertink
2018 Sustained Superior Accomplishment Award

Office Assistant Wendy Valdez
2018 Sustained Superior Accomplishment Award

All three have demonstrated an exceptional work ethic and pride in their work, even with juggling many duties, dependability, initiative, a "can do" positive and helpful attitude, and promoted a productive "team work" atmosphere at the Board. Congratulations to Gary, Amber, and Wendy - the Board thanks you for your service. You can read more about why these employees were selected in the links above.