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Communities within the boundaries of the San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency are vulnerable to flooding due to the close proximity to levees and other flood control structures providing protection from both the Delta and riverine floods. The San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency’s mission is to study, plan and implement flood protection projects, reducing the risk to people, structures and our economy. To accomplish this mission, SJAFCA coordinates and partners with local, State and Federal agencies.

SJAFCA Board of Directors at the November 19, 2015 meeting certified the Smith Canal Gate Project Final EIR, selected Alternative 1 among the alternatives considered, and adopted the Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations, and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program
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