Larsen Wurzel & Associates, Inc. Flood Control Experience

LWA specializes in working with various flood control agencies in the California Central Valley to develop, manage, and implement levee improvements.  LWA specializes in project management support service and establishment of funding mechanisms for levee improvements and operations & maintenance services.

At a local level, LWA’s clients include;

  • Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA)
  • West Sacramento Flood Control Agency (WSAFCA)
  • Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority (TRLIA)
  • Sutter-Butte Flood Control Agency (SBFCA)
  • San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency (SJAFCA)
  • The Natomas Mutual Water Company
  • Cities of Lathrop, Manteca & RD 17
  • City of Woodland
  • RD 1000 (Natomas Basin)
  • RD 900 (West Sacramento)
  • RD 784 (Plumas Lake)
  • RD 2103 (Wheatland)
  • RD 1614 (Smith Tract)
  • RD 817 (Weber Tract)
  • RD 2059 (Bradford Island)
  • RD 2140 (Hamilton City)
  • RD 2035 (Conaway)
  • Knights Landing Ridge Drainage District

At a planning level, LWA has worked with the following regions to develop Regional Financial Plans for funding regional flood control projects throughout the Central Valley;

  • Lower Sacramento / Delta North
  • Feather River
  • Mid & Upper Sacramento
  • Mid & Lower San Joaquin
  • Delta South

DWR State Funding Experience

LWA continues to work with SAFCA, WSAFCA, SBFCA, TRLIA, and SJAFCA on current and proposed projects where Benefit Assessment Districts, Mello-Roos Community Facilities Districts and Development Impact Fee Programs are being used to fund and finance the local cost share of flood control projects. For these agencies, LWA has assisted with managing multi-disciplinary teams to advance engineering design and permitting, managing independent technical review panels, coordination to secure approvals from federal, State, and Local agencies to modify flood control facilities, preparing grant applications and developing detailed financial plans in conformance with DWR Guidelines.