New Levee Project Offers Greater Flood Protection

Post Date:02/12/2019 10:59 AM

The Southport Improvement Project included the construction of more than 3.6 miles of setback levee. The offset areas, between the old levee and new setback levee, include a low flow channel and various island features. 

levee setback on river jan 2019

Over the last few weeks, the area has become home to a variety of waterfowl and other wildlife. Later this year the West Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency will be implementing a planting project that will include more than 80,000 trees.levee setback with waterfowl

When preparing for upcoming storms, keep in mind the West Sac Connect app is a great resource to report problems to city staff. For specific conditions, check out the National Weather Service forecast for our region. 

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