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Flooding on ballfields should cause no harm

| December 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Recent rains and a partially blocked storm drain may have made the Waterfront Park’s ballfields look like they were drowning in water. But those fields should be fine, according to Don Salts, deputy Public Works director. “City staff was advised water was ponding on the infield of the ball fields,” he said. […]

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Key ingredients for flood preparation: Sandbags, plastic, and hundreds of boots on the ground

Key ingredients for flood preparation: Sandbags, plastic, and hundreds of boots on the ground

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a summer of non-stop fires, the threat of heavy winter rain poses a risk to California communities. State agencies warn charred landscapes could leave neighborhoods vulnerable to heavy rains and mudslides. When and if those rains hit, the California Conservation Corps is prepared to be the state’s “boots on the ground” to respond to […]

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