California ’ s Yolo Bypass : Evidence that flood control

  title={California ’ s Yolo Bypass : Evidence that flood control},
  author={Ted Sommer and Bill Harrell and Matt Nobriga and Randall T Brown and Peter B. Moyle and Wim J. Kimmerer and Larry Schemel},
  • Ted Sommer, Bill Harrell, +4 authors Larry Schemel
  • Published 2001
The adverse environmental effects of conventional flood control techniques such as levee and dam construction, river channelization, and riprapping are well-documented (Bayley 1991; Toth et al. 1993; Galat et al. 1998). Additional criticisms have come from geologists, who note that dams face long-term limitations from sedimentation and levees are particularly sensitive to tectonic activity and global climate change (Mount 1995). These concerns led to the draft AFS Position Statement for… CONTINUE READING
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