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Project: Central Valley Topography Acquisition (CVFED)

Description: The Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineation Program is an integral part of the FloodSAFE California Initiative. It is a comprehensive effort designed to protect against loss of life, flood damages, and emergency costs for both existing and future developments caused by future flood events. It will lead to acquisition, construction, and improvements for the Central Valley State Plan of Flood Control Facilities as it protects the State's populace and infrastructure. The Central Valley Topography Acquisition Project consists of: (1) collecting approximately 7,800 square miles of new LiDAR data, (2) acquiring approximately 9,000 square miles of new aerial imagery, and (3) acquiring approximately 1,000 miles of supplemental topographic survey data.

Reference Number: 3860-P1E-210

Implemented By: Department of Water Resources

Objective: The Central Valley Topography Acquisition Project will develop new topography for a significant portion of the Central Valley to support hydraulic model development for CVFED and other FloodSAFE programs.

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $41,689,649.37

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 5/31/2012    Actual Completion: 5/31/2012

Associated Counties: Multiple

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Bond5/25/2010$12,046,668.00
Prop. 1E, Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineation1/28/2008$2,314,319.28
Prop. 1E, Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineation1/28/2008$27,328,662.09

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Management Plans  
Research/Planning (including Science)Mapping: Floodplain  
Research/Planning (including Science)Modeling  


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