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Blog: 21st Century Delta — Dutch lessons on levee design, prioritization

In any lowland, levees define how humans live and how they disrupt native habitats. This is as true for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as it is for coastal Louisiana, Vietnam and the Netherlands. Flood safety in the Delta is a statewide concern because the region serves as a hub for delivering water to most Californians and supports native fish.

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