Could Texas-Style Flooding Happen In California?

Aug 29, 2017

A 1997 flood on the San Joaquin River. That year 300 square miles flooded across the state of California.
Credit Dale Kolke/California Department of Water Resources

As Tropical Storm Harvey pummels Texas, California water managers say such devastating floods could happen here.  As Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, the say California needs to invest billions of dollars for flood protection.