Levee System Integrity Program


Subject:
California Regions , California: Environment & Energy , Water and California , Central Valley: Sacramento, Fresno, San Joaquin, more...

Description:
Background about the aging levees in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and its watershed, which provides drinking water and water for the Central Valley agricultural economy, and is a habitat for plant and animal species. The site discusses the state of the levees, currently so fragile that earthquake or heavy rain could breech them, and describes state government plans to fund and repair eroding levee sites. From the CALFED Bay-Delta Program.

Publisher:
State of California

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.calwater.ca.gov/calfed/objectives/Levee_System_Integrity.html


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