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October 19 - 24th is CA. Flood Preparedness Week - Be Aware! Be Prepared! Take Action!

Many of the California cities, counties, agencies, plus some federal agencies, are participating in making the public aware now that we are entering flood season, and what they can do and is being done to prepare for it should their area experience the threat of flooding.

Please click on this link for more information: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=c7bcab52-4b8a-4332-9646-d7c43b6b5ec9&c=fa00d580-762e-11e5-9937-d4ae5275b546&ch=fa4e5940-762e-11e5-994d-d4ae5275b546

DWR is Soliciting Comments on Funding Recommendations for the Local Levee Assistance Program (LLAP)

The Department of Water Resources has released a draft list of projects approved to receive funding through the Local Levee Assistance Program (LLAP). LLAP held a Project Solicitation Period in 2015 and received 13 applications requesting over $15 million in funding. Those applications have been reviewed, scored, and ranked according to the LLAP Program Guidelines

Members of the public are encouraged to submit written or emailed comments to the program contact between October 21-November 21, 2015. The Department will consider and incorporate appropriate comments received during this public comment period into a final list of approved projects.

Comments are due to the program contact by 5:00 pm on November 21, 2015.

Program Contact:
Patrick Luzuriaga
Chief, Local Levee Assistance Program Section
3464 El Camino Avenue
(916) 574-0932

More information about LLAP is available on the website: http://water.ca.gov/floodmgmt/fpo/sgb/llap/

Public Workshops Announced for Small Communities Flood Risk Reduction Program Draft Guidelines

The Department of Water Resources has released draft Guidelines for the Small Communities Flood Risk Reduction Program (PDF) for a 60-day public comment period. As part of the public comment period, DWR is hosting a public workshop on November 12, 2015. More details are provided below:

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015   Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge (Fire Training Room), 752 County Road 99W, Willows, CA 95988

Map: A map and directions to the meeting venue is available:


An additional workshop and webinar will be held in Sacramento at a later date for those unable to attend on November 12. The Guidelines and logistical information about the workshops are available at: www.water.ca.gov/floodmgmt/funding/scfrr-guidelines.cfm

Please contact Sam Magill with specific questions about the workshop at smagill@kearnswest.com, and provide your comments on the draft guidelines by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2015 by email to Stuart.Farley@water.ca.gov or mailed to:
California Department of Water Resources, Attention: S. Greg Farley,
3464 El Camino Avenue, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95821



DWR Draft Conservation Strategy Available for Public Review – Click Here

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters November 25, 2013 memo regarding Policy Changes for Determination of Public Law 84-99 Rehabilitation and Inspection Program Status: Click Here



December 4, 2015 - Advisory Committee Meeting, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at 3310 El Camino Ave., Rm. 130, Sacramento

December 17, 2015 - Executive Committee Meeting, 1:30 p.m. at 3310 El Camino Ave, Rm. 130, Sacramento.

December 18, 2015 - Board Meeting, 9:00 a.m. at Sacramento City Hall in the first floor Council Chambers.


Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP): Information can be found under the CVFPP tab.

Interpretation of Board's Resolution 2012-25 regarding its impact on the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) Levee Vegetation Management Strategy: Click Here to view

Regional Planning Staffing: Click Here for spreadsheet information

DWR Quarterly Progress Report: Click Here to access the report which is a DWR deliverable resulting from the Board's adoption of the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan.

Draft Regional Flood Atlases developed by DWR for each of the six regions as part of the Regional Flood Management Planning Program effort:



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