Home > Levee Ready News > “Levee project wants regional taxing district to protect area from Columbia River floods” – LRC in Portland Tribune

February 15, 2018 – “Massive flood damages after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy caused the federal government to rethink its flood safety standards, which are pegged to flood insurance. The challenging new requirements prompted a multi-year project, led by Levee Ready Columbia, to upgrade the 27-mile levee system to meet higher federal standards.”

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