Silt worsening flooding: Laguna is filling up with mud [97.8]

Publication Type  Newspaper Article
Authors  Frank Robertson
Year  1997
Date  04/1997
Publisher  Sonoma West Times & News
Key Words  UME; Russian River; silt; sediment; flooding; photo; Mike Reilly; Randy Poole; archive; Herman Hernandez; Lynn Crescione; Lynn Woolsey; Frank Riggs; Bob Morrison; floodwater storage; floods; flood control; dams; levees; Sonoma County Water Agency

Russian River flooding is expected to get worse because of silt build-up in the Laguna, but experts are trying to figure out ways to prevent such flooding.

Research Notes  

1. Includes aerial photo, taken by Dr. Marty Griffin, of the Russian River and Mark West Creek.

Time Period: 
04/16/1997 - 04/22/1997
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