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Protecting Against Floods- California’s Water (112)

There are few natural disasters worse than a devastating flood. This segment takes viewers to flood control facilities and discusses both the importance and inherent difficulty of controlling floods in California.  2007

Sacramento: San Joaquin Delta- California’s Water (102)

Located at the confluence of the Sacramento and the San Joaquin River, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is made up of wetlands marked by channels and an extensive system of levees. Huell visits this vital part of our state and learns that it is many things–a destination for boating and fishing, a vital habitat for migratory birds,  Continue Reading »