As Hurricane Harvey hits Gulf Coast, Central Valley must prepare for the coming storm- Editorial

  • The Big One in the form of a superstorm may come this winter, or the next or the one after that. But it is headed this way.
  • New plan calls for multi-benefit floodplain management, expanding bypasses and limiting building
  • Giving rivers and floodways more room to carry flood waters is the best way to protect communities from dangerous floods, and giving rivers more room provides multiple benefits, including clean water, parks, and habitat for fish and wildlife.