Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project Featured in March-April Issue of The Military Engineer

An article about the Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project in Nevada, an HDR project, is featured in the March-April issue of The Military Engineer.

The article, Decision Time in Truckee Meadows, is by HDR's Duane Gapinski, P.E., M.SAME, senior program manager, Jackie Borman, P.E., transportation engineer, and Jay Aldean, P.E., executive director, Truckee River Flood Management Authority. The article is on page 61. You can download the PDF or read it online.

The Truckee River Flood Management Authority hired HDR to provide a variety of engineering services, including a 100-year-level flood protection plan.

Caption: The Truckee Meadows floodplain looking upstream. The Reno-Sparks metropolitan area has a combined population of nearly half a million residents and its current infrastructure protection levels put it at risk for severe flooding