Flood Risk Reduction

  1. A photo of general manager Curt Aikens

    Yuba Water funds levee improvements and conservation projects, says farewell to longtime GM

    Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors today committed $785,000 for levee improvements, water conservation and other Yuba County water projects in support of its core mission areas of flood risk reduction and sustainable water supply management. Read on...
  2. A rendering of the proposed open-channel secondary spillway at New Bullards Bar Dam

    Yuba Water advances major flood risk reduction project at New Bullards Bar

    Yuba Water's Board of Directors authorized staff to proceed with a new design of a secondary spillway at New Bullards Bar Dam, marking an important step forward for the agency’s largest project to reduce flood risk since the dam was built. Read on...
  3. A photo of a group of kids on a raft floating down the Yuba River during a Salmon Expedition

    Yuba Water funds water supply and flood risk reduction projects, education and rescue equipment

    Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors committed more than $2.2 million in grants for Yuba River-focused water education, water supply improvements, flood risk reduction and swift water rescue equipment. Read on...
  4. A photo of a conveyor belt with rock being moved with thee Yuba River in the background.

    Yuba Water invests more than $1.25 million in community projects

    Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors has approved more than $1.25 million in grants and a low-interest loan for flood risk reduction, water infrastructure, water quality improvements, fish habitat and emergency water rescue equipment. Read on...
  5. Two women install a piece of mechanical equipment at an atmospheric monitoring station.

    Yuba-Feather Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations

    Yuba Water Agency is working to reduce the risk of flooding from atmospheric rivers – powerful storms responsible for more than 90 percent of floods in the region – through bold investments and innovative partnerships. Read on...
  6. Construction on the Marysville Ring Levee.

    Yuba Water invests approx. $1M to reduce flood risk, improve water quality and help first responders

    Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors approved approximately $1 million in grants for flood risk reduction, water quality improvements and emergency response equipment. Read on...
  7. A male and female hold up a weather balloon as they stand in front of flooded rice fields.

    Atmospheric rivers bring rain, snow and research opportunities

    Over the course of the past week, Scripps Institution of Oceanography field teams successfully launched a series of weather balloons throughout Northern California to monitor the season’s first series of significant atmospheric river events. Read on...
  8. An aerial photo of the lower Yuba River.

    Yuba Water invests nearly $2 million in flood risk reduction and water infrastructure projects

    Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors have approved several grants and matching loans to advance critical flood risk reduction work and water infrastructure improvements in Yuba County. Read on...
  9. Two people install a metal structure on a grass field.

    Yuba Water and Scripps Institution of Oceanography partner to bring weather station to local school

    Browns Valley Elementary students now have the opportunity to contribute to science and weather forecasts in their watershed thanks to a new monitoring station installed at the school by Scripps Institution of Oceanography with support from Yuba Water. Read on...
  10. A large levee with a gravel path on the top.

    Yuba Water Agency provides $2 million loan for Goldfields flood risk reduction work

    Yuba Water’s board of directors approved a $2 million loan to the Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority to complete the construction of a levee near the Yuba Goldfields that will bring a 200-year level of urban flood protection to southern Yuba County. Read on...
  11. Yuba Water grants and loans approved June 1

    Yuba Water pledges $6.5 million to community projects in Yuba County

    Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors today approved $6.5 million for a range of projects to improve public safety and enhance the quality of life for Yuba County residents. Read on...
  12. A photo looking down a gravel path on top of a levee.

    Yuba Water grants support levee improvements throughout Yuba County

    Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors approved more than $1.1 million for critical urban and rural levee improvements in Yuba County. Read on...
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