So far we have seen 6+ metre levees alongside the river. The tinkering with the river flows over the decades has caused many unintended consequences with silting and scouring. The river no longer spreads its sediment (436,000 tons per day) over the river flats, and that fertile loess now flushes out into the Gulf.
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