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photo of a house on top of the levee, providing an example of an encroachment
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Big News for PEN 2 Levees
The levee along the Columbia River in Peninsula Drainage District #2 (PEN 2), one of the four Levee...
photo of the LRC Project Team after Declaration of Cooperation signing in 2015
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Levee Ready Funds Phase 2
On a rainy Wednesday night in Fairview Oregon, the Fairview city council unanimously agreed to sign intergovernmental agreements,...
Photo of cars driving along Marine Drive, which is on top of the primary columbia river levee
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Portland Tribune: My View – Assessing the levees before the next flood
Two recent pieces in the Tribune have focused on the ongoing effort, Levee Ready Columbia, to evaluate the...
Screenshot of KOIN 6 News Coverage of Levee System in 2015
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KOIN 6 News: Columbia River levee still inadequate for flood
Sixty-seven years after the city of Vanport was leveled by raging waters of the Columbia River, the failed...
the Railroad Embankment at the western end of the levee system
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Portland Tribune: Work will continue on defective Columbia River levee system
Sixty-seven years after the city of Vanport was leveled by raging waters of the Columbia River, the failed...
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