DWR Notifies Central Valley Property Owners about Flood Risk

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  • by BPC Staff
  • on August 30, 2012

Submitted by Lisa Lien-Mager on Wed, 08/29/2012 – 12:09pm


The Department of Water Resources is notifying nearly 275,000 property owners in the Central Valley that they are risk of flooding and should prepare accordingly, it was announced Aug. 29.

Flood risk notifications are being sent to owners of property located behind a state-federal levee and within a levee flood protection zone (LFPZ), according to the DWR announcement. The zones include portions of Sacramento, San Joaquin, Yolo, Sutter, Yuba, Butte, Fresno, Merced, Tehama, Colusa, Glenn, Solano, Stanislaus, Lake, Placer, Plumas and Madera counties. >>>Read more