Released for Public Review: Draft State Plan of Flood Control Descriptive Document

The California Department of Water Resources is pleased to announce the release for public comment the draft State Plan of Flood Control Descriptive Document, a key deliverable of the FloodSAFE California Initiative to the State legislature and a major step towards completion of the 2012 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan.

Released today for a 30-day public review, the draft report represents a comprehensive description of the State Plan of Flood Control, a State-federal flood protection system in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys for which the State has provided assurances that it will operate and oversee in cooperation with the federal government. Elements of the draft report include description of the characteristics and components of this existing system, including its flood control works, lands, programs, plans, conditions, and modes of operations and maintenance.

For an electronic copy of the draft report, please visit www.water.ca.gov/cvfmp/documents.cfm. Comments are due 5 p.m. March 2, 2010. Comments or to request for electronic copies of report appendices, such as detailed maps and references, should be submitted by email to cvfmp@water.ca.gov or in writing to the address below. Comments may also be received at the February 26, 2010, meeting of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.

Central Valley Flood Planning Office
Atten: Roger Lee
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236