DWR flood management program to be implemented by GEI

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SACRAMENTO, CA, May 3, 2011 -- GEI Consultants has been selected by the State of California Department of Water Resources (DWR) as the FloodSAFE Program Management Engineering Consultant to aid in strategic program planning and implementation.

Under the FloodSAFE contract, GEI will provide technical advice and consultation in engineering and environmental program planning and management partnership; program tracking and reporting; policy development activities; and communication and outreach activities. FloodSAFE is a long-term initiative to improve integrated flood management in California through a system-wide approach while reducing flood risk at regional and local levels. In partnership with the FloodSAFE Program Management Office, GEI will provide specialized expertise and training for various FloodSAFE managers to prepare them for near- and long-term program management responsibilities.

Programs established under FloodSAFE include the Levee Evaluation Program, the Floodplain Evaluation and Delineation Program, Flood Projects and Grants, Flood System Operations and Maintenance, Flood Emergency Response and the Flood Management Planning Program.

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