Voters in Washoe County are set to weigh a slight property tax increase for new funding for a flood control project that supporters say could prevent damaging floods on the Truckee River. Read the full story in the Nevada Independent.
Nevada U.S. Sens. Dean Heller and Catherine Cortez Masto are both praising the inclusion of $181 million in flood control funding in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. Read the full story in the Nevada Appeal.
The Truckee River is expected to be flowing higher than usual due to an atmospheric river headed to the region. Executive Director of the Truckee River Flood Management Authority sat down with News 4's Shelby Sheehan about how you can prepare for fluctuating weather....
Recent coverage from Ed Pearce at KOLO8 News Now: http://www.kolotv.com/content/news/Funding-the-Truckee-Flood-Project-It-will-be-up-to-the-voters-478356703.html
Coverage from KTVN Channel 2 News on the recommendation from the Truckee River Flood Control Needs Committee re: funding for the Flood Project: http://www.ktvn.com/category/170899/video-landing-page?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=14236131...
TRFMA Executive Director Jay Aldean was recently interviewed on KTVN's Face the State: watch Part I and Part II of his interview.
"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...
Since 2003 the conservancy, along with local, state, federal and tribal governments, restored 10 miles of river at the former Mustang, 102 and McCarran ranches, Lockwood and the Tracy Reach. Read the story by Reno Gazette Journal reporter Benjamin Spillman.
“It will be a community effort to provide the best solution to prevent major flooding for our region that will benefit our citizens,” [Jay Aldean] said. “Our goal is to utilize the approved federal funding from the Army Corps of Engineers along with the additional...
Washoe County voters may face another tax increase decision next year depending on the work of a new committee convened to figure out how to fund $420 million in Truckee River flood projects. Read the full story by Reno Gazette Journal reporter Anjeanette Damon.
Jay Aldean, executive director of the Truckee River Flood Management Authority says there have been a number of significant flood events along the river over the years, and the cost to clean them up is more expensive than paying for preventative measures. Read more...
KOLO 8 News Now interviewed TRFMA Executive Director Jay Aldean about next steps for the Truckee River Flood Management Project. Watch the video and find out more.
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...
The recent signing of AB 375 requires formation of Flood Control Project Needs Committee (FCPNC). Read the Nevada Business Magazine article by Chrisie Yabu to find out more about the FCPNC.
Sam Shad and Ray Hagar from Nevada NewsMakers recently interviewed Jay Aldean, Executive Director of the Truckee River Flood Management Authority. Watch the video and learn more about the authority and its mission.