The procurement of water for the growing population in California has many consequences when water demands exceed what can be supported locally. Transferring water out of the Sacramento Valley has been done for approximately 80 years since the construction on the Central Valley Project, and additionally the State Water Project some 20 years later. The subsequent source of water that...
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New Bridge over Sacramento River at Redding, California
Produced as part of the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins Comprehensive Study, this aerial photographic atlas provides maps of the extent of inundation at 50, 100, and 200 year flood events as well as water surface profiles between Vina and Keswick Dam along the upper Sacramento River.