This technical note describes how David Ford Consulting Engineers, Inc. (Ford Engineers) developed and demonstrated a method for estimating the benefit of the levee inspection program that the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) carries out on over 1,600
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) 2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) Basin-Wide Feasibility Studies (BWFS) project team is considering non-structural measures to mitigate residual flood risk that remains after structural measures are implemented. The goal of this
We estimated the change in flood risk associated with levee improvements for resistance to earthquake damage. The City of West Sacramento is protected from flooding by levees on all sides. These levees protect the area from the Sacramento River,
Ford Engineers is assessing flood risk reduction associated with Central Valley Flood Protection Plan alternatives. According to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), more than 1 million Californians live and work in the floodplains of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley.