– Properties at risk in 2020: 101,792 (68% of total properties in the city)
– Projected properties at risk in 2050: 109,416 (74% of total properties)
— Projected 30-year change: 7,624 (7.5%)
The Sacramento and American rivers flow through the California capital, and of the 21 miles of levees designed to protect the city, many are more than a century old. The city also has a drainage system with more than 350 pumps that are turned on when the ground becomes saturated from rain.