Will Your Flood Control System Work in a 100-Year Event?

Many California counties use the 100-year storm as the design storm for regional flood control facilities and stormwater related capital improvements. However new data show that storm will be more intense than previously thought.

Repurposing Flood Control Infrastructure to Leverage Stormwater Resources

Combining the drought and evidence of a “Godzilla” El Niño  event likely this winter, stormwater is increasingly valued as an asset worth integrating into California’s overall water management strategy. Re-thinking how to leverage stormwater resources opens up opportunities for repurposing infrastructure designed and built to dispose of flood waters.

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