20 Years After Neighborhood Floods, Roseville Earns Top Rating For Protection

It now exceeds them and is the only city in the country to receive a Class 1 rating from FEMA.


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State Capitol Flooding Highlights Potential Cost Of Deferred Maintenance

The second-floor pipe burst leaked to the bottom floor, sending lawmakers scrambling. One lawmaker says the problem wasn’t discovered until a security guard noticed it in the basement.


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Southern California Expected To Set More Rainfall Records Sunday

A second day of showers and thunderstorms in southern and central California was expected to bring heavy rain and set more rainfall records in what is usually a dry month.


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Sprinkler Floods 4 West Sacramento Apartment Units

t least 10 people are displaced from their flooded apartments in West Sacramento after a sprinkler went off.


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Folsom Residents Forced To Work Around Flooded Streets, Possibly Derailing Santa’s Plans

Walkers, joggers and bikers who use Sibley Road as a path for exercise had to find another route as it is shut down near Blue Ravine Road. Nearby Willow Creek can’t contain the stormwater. No businesses or homes nearby are threatened.



Caltrans Preps For What Could Be Worst Storm In Years

Last week, a heavy downpour that only lasted a couple of hours flooded part of a freeway. And now, Sacramento is due for another round of rain that’s supposed to be even more intense.


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Recent Storms Have More Residents Considering Flood Insurance

You never know when you’re going to need flood insurance. Even if your mortgage lender doesn’t require insurance, this round of storms might have you thinking twice about getting coverage.


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Leaf Piles Beware: The Claw Is Patrolling The Streets Of Sacramento Through January

Like a prehistoric dinosaur chewing up branches, The Claw was unleashed on unsuspecting plant debris in gutters that could cause flooding.



Building Moratorium In Natomas Could Be Lifted In Spring

A building ban has been in place since 2008 due to a high flood risk in Natomas. President Obama signed a bill June to build up the levees that protect the city.


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Downtown Sacramento Hotel Floods Overnight

Guests were temporarily displaced after minor flooding in downtown Sacramento hotel last night.



Storm Turned Grass Valley Daycare Center Into ‘Houseboat’

Grass Valley was one of the areas that received a bunch of rain last week, and parts of a daycare center floated away when a nearby creek flooded.


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Roseville Praises Preventative Measures For Lessened Residential Flooding

In Roseville, flooding has been a problem in the past. Fortunately, this year no homes really had any significant damage.