MEDIA COVERAGE

What’s In A Flood Project?

"The Lockwood area provides a variety of ecosystem services for our community. Any time we have the opportunity to create these natural floodplains, I think it’s an opportunity worth pursuing; especially when we have partners to help with leveraging funding, and...

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Next Steps for the Truckee River Flood Project

Assembly Bill No. 375 was signed into law on June 12, 2017, allowing the Truckee River Flood Management Authority (TRFMA) to create a Flood Control Project Needs Committee (FCPNC) to recommend the imposition of one or more taxes, fees, rates or charges to fund the...

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Using Floods To Prevent Flood Damage In Nevada

KUNR reporter Noah Glick interviewed several local experts on the importance of restoring natural, functioning floodplains to minimize future flood damages. Listen to the story and find out more about ecosystem restoration and flood mitigation efforts along the...

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What’s Next For Truckee River Flood Prevention?

Reno Public Radio’s Noah Glick recently spoke with Jay Aldean, the Executive Director for the Truckee River Flood Management Authority, to see how the Truckee River—and the region as a whole—handled this year’s severe weather. Listen to the interview and learn...

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One View: Community Came Together for ’17 flood

Flood events such as what occurred on Jan. 9, 2017 remind us of how important it is for our local governments to address our flood issues once and for all.  It also allows us to come together as a community, rise to the challenge, and look out for one another.  And...

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Washoe County Offers Post-Flood Info

According to current information, the Truckee River crested, or reached its highest level, in downtown Reno around 12:45AM January 9, 2017. The river crested in Sparks the next day, according to city Spokesman Adam Mayberry. Flooding in the Reno-Tahoe the weekend of...

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Flood Update: River Expected to Start Flooding at 2 PM

Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks officials continue to prepare for a significant flood event that will strongly impact the region today, Sunday, January 8, 2017. The forecast shows flooding starting at around 2 p.m. today in downtown Reno and possibly...

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