Jay Aldean, the executive director of the Truckee River Flood Management Authority, is quick to point out that what we just went through was something less than the 2005 flood, far from the big 1997 event. Still, it was just the sort of potential disaster the authority was created to deal with and it’s two first projects did what they were built to do.

Read the story by KOLO 8 News Now reporter Ed Pearce.