Another major flood along Russian River raises question of what’s to be done
But the river remains an unpredictable force, one that could give rise to even more destructive floods in an era of increasingly extreme weather, experts say. … County Supervisor Lynda Hopkins has her sights on the opportunities to tame floodwaters in the river’s middle reaches, starting near Windsor and upstream, where it broadens and meanders more freely in a floodplain less constricted by roads and other development.
- The Press Democrat: Huge cleanup awaits along Russian River as high toll of flooding emerges
- Mercury News: Guerneville floods more than anywhere in the Bay Area. Why can’t it be fixed?
- San Francisco Chronicle: Flooded but unfazed: Guerneville stands tall as muddy waters slowly ebb