Crews Race To Complete Levee Repairs Ahead Of Rainy SeasonCrews won't be able to get to every single levee this year, but they're focused on older levees in rural communities.
Crews Investigating Levee Breach On Mokelumne River North Of ThorntonEmergency crews are responding to a levee break near the Sacramento and San Joaquin County line.
West Sacramento Homeowners Seeking Legal Help To Stop City From Seizing PropertyWest Sacramento city leaders say they will offer owners fair market value for their homes, and have offered help with relocation, but they may have to use eminent domain if agreements can’t be reached.
Widening Levees Could Help Replenish California's Groundwater SupplyBelieve it or not, flood control could be a solution to help ease California’s drought. Scientists at UC Davis say widening some levees, or removing them all together, could recharge the state's groundwater.
Building Moratorium In Natomas Could Be Lifted In SpringA 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.
Flood-Prone Areas Losing Federal Money For Levee RepairsExperts say the Central Valley is susceptible to a catastrophic flood, but federal taxpayer money to pay for the damage is being cut off.