The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Flood Management System comprises all of the following:
(a) The facilities of the State Plan of Flood Control as that plan may be amended pursuant to this part.
(b) Any existing dam, levee, or other flood management facility that is not part of the State Plan of Flood Control if the board determines, upon recommendation of the department, that the facility does one or more of the following:
(1) Provides significant systemwide benefits for managing flood risks within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley.
(2) Protects urban areas within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley.
(c) Upon completion of the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan pursuant to this part, the department may identify and propose to the board additional structural and nonstructural facilities that may become facilities of the State Plan of Flood Control, consistent with the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan. The board may add those facilities to the State Plan of Flood Control based on a determination showing how the facility accomplishes the purposes identified in subdivision (b).
(d) For the purposes of subdivision (c), facilities that may become facilities of the State Plan of Flood Control include bypasses, floodway corridors, flood plain storage, or other projects that expand the capacity of the flood protection system in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley to provide flood protection.
(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 364, Sec. 9. Effective January 1, 2008.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018