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Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

Original post made on Mar 21, 2009

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a new levee system is not implemented, according to a report released Friday by the California Department of Water Resources.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, March 21, 2009, 10:06 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by As, a resident of Donlon Elementary School
on Mar 21, 2009 at 10:41 pm

and yet they want to blow how much on trying to make Stanley pretty?

Time to use those infrastructure funds for fixing the real hazards like inspecting and repair/ replacing Levees and bridges.

An ugly but functional street is not going to kill anyone, we sure don't need the next big man made disaster happening here.


Posted by Stacey, a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Mar 22, 2009 at 12:09 am

The delta residents should take care of their own infrastructure thank you very much. Stanley needs to be fixed to facilitate shopping access.


Posted by Jerry, a resident of Oak Hill
on Mar 22, 2009 at 12:53 am

I could be wrong but I think the last levee break was caused by muskrats burrowing through the levee...

I seem to recall a fisherman on the levee saw the seepage and before he could report it, it blewout...


Posted by Pete, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:22 am

Thanks for the laugh this morning!


Posted by Stacey, a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am

Stacey is a registered user.

The above post was not written by me. I would not construct a sentence so poorly.


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