The Problem

20th Century Sutter County Floods

The following video was prepared by Sutter County to show residents how extensive the flooding and damage might be if a levee broke in Sutter County today. Before starting this presentation, think about how you would get your family and your animals out before the waters rise. As the pictures progress, think about how you might need to take care of your family and animals if your home was flooded and you couldn’t return right away.

Sutter County Floods of the 20th Century

Related Material

Web Site: Be Prepared Yuba: History of Flooding and Flood Control

Video: Yuba City Floods (1955) San Francisco Bay Area Archive

Video: Red Cross Response To 1955 Yuba City Flood – YouTube

Article: Yuba City Levee Improvements Begin Nearly 60 Years After Fatal Flood – CBS, Chanel 13, Sacramento

Article/Video: Yuba County Keeps Eye on Flood Warning -KTXL Fox40, Sacramento

Now, prepare