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Package of the history, risk and local/federal efforts to reduce flooding in California with one of the world’s largest flood risk reduction systems. Produced by the Sacramento District and the California Department of Water Resources. This video is part of the Corps of Engineers Flood Plain Management Services Program (FPMS) which funds projects that educate the public about flood hazards where they live and work and actions they can take to reduce property damage and prevent loss of life. FPMS also provides technical assistance to local governments and interested groups. More info: . Produced by John Prettyman. Also available in high definition.

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This work, Central Valley Flood Risk, by John Prettyman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.20.2011

Date Posted:07.22.2011 2:12PM


Video ID:121139




Location:CA, US

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