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Absorbing El Niño? New map shows farmlands to divert floods




Grapes are one crop UC Davis soil researcher Toby O'Geen says can benefit from flood diversions.
Grapes are one crop UC Davis soil researcher Toby O'Geen says can benefit from flood diversions.
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Climate scientists are cautioning that even a big, wet El Niño winter might not put an end to California's drought. And the heavy rainfall can bring another problem — floods.

KPCC's Deepa Fernandez spoke to Toby O'Geen of UC Davis, whose lab developed a map to pinpoint farmland that could directly benefit from flood diversions.