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Flood-plagued Ross Valley dodges another bullet in deluge

Published Tuesday January 10

One of the possible measures might be flood walls along Corte Madera Creek, Lewis said. As part…

By Janis Mara, Marin Independent Journal

Against the odds, the flood-prone Ross Valley escaped disaster during Sunday’s heavy rains, but the close call highlighted the importance of prevention efforts in the area.

“We got really, really lucky,” Marin County Supervisor Katie Rice said. “The weather moved through quickly. The danger is when the storms stall and just dump water. It is vital that we keep flood protection a priority and the community stay engaged.”

5 sites were proposed. Since then, neighborhood opposition appears to have stymied 2 of the proposed basins.

Article length: About 690 words.
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