Board clears flood, mud prevention projects to continue

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the county Flood Control and Water Conservation District to continue a series of projects intended to protect communities around Lake Elsinore and the Temescal Valley at risk of flooding, mud and debris flows because of last summer’s massive wildfire in the Cleveland National Forest during its June 4 meeting.District Manager Jason Uhley has been submitting requests to continue the emergency projects every month, utilizing the services of Murrieta-based construction firm KIP Inc. and Corona-based KEC Engineering and San Bernardino-based Sukut Construction.Despite the onset of summer and no damaging storms in the western county area since the end of winter, Uhley said in documents posted to the board’s agenda that the contractors
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