This Project involves design and construction of a detention basin upstream the existing Black Rascal Creek Diversion Channel to reduce peak flood flows during a 100-year flood event. The State (DWR) funds will be used to contribute toward the costs of the Project's land acquisition, environmental and permitting activities. The design will incorporate the hydrologic conditions resulting from Climate Change.
County of Merced
Reduce risk of flooding for the disadvantaged community of Franklin Beachwood, primarily, to increase protecting lives, properties, assets and reduce economics losses. Supporting objectives include ecosystem enhancement.
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