Central Valley for the win. If we would stop pretending that the LA River is just a design icon and development opportunity, we could also begin the meaningful planning that would allow us to realize our waterways' significant benefits. ... See MoreSee Less
A century of levee building confined the state’s major rivers to narrow channels. A new policy aims to free them again, which could not only reduce flood risk but also recharge groundwater and improve wildlife habitat.
"By continuing to pretend that we can engineer our way out of the worsening flooding problem with bigger dams, more levees and higher-powered pumping equipment, we’re fooling ourselves into a more dangerous future." ... See MoreSee Less
"Preparing for the looming disasters will require nimbleness, innovation, a willingness to take calculated risks, and respect for natural processes - all qualities that have been bred out of the Army Corps." ... See MoreSee Less