The "J-levee" (left) severs the connection between the river and floodplain near Hamilton City, Calif. "The majority of the old levee will be removed in order to reconnect the river to the natural floodplain, and only areas of the old levee with significant environmental benefits will be left in place," Corps project manager Tom Karvonen said.

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