The Anderson Dam earthquake-proofing project will take at least two years longer and cost much more than initially planned.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will bring up to $7 million for flood control infrastructure in the South Bay.
In the last 12 months, the water district has taken great strides to reduce the risk of flooding in vulnerable communities along Coyote Creek.
Since an historic flood in February, San Jose and the water district have spent the past nine months bolstering defenses against future disasters.
Rock Springs, the San Jose neighborhood hit hardest by the Feb. 21 flood, may finally get the help it needs to withstand a future deluge.