Anthony Alvarado

Author's details

Name: Anthony Alvarado
Date registered: January 12, 2011
Yahoo! IM:!/AB_Alvarado


I am a PE and have a BS in civil engineering from Colorado State University and have been with Ayres Associates since 2000, specializing in water related GIS applications, hydrographic survey, geomorphology & field investigations, levees & bank protection, sediment transport, and hydraulic modeling.

Latest posts

  1. Video Friday: The River Zin in Southern Israel — March 28, 2014
  2. A Few Good Reads (3/24/14): Death Toll in South Africa Flooding Climbs to 32, Yellow River in China Bombed to Break Ice — March 24, 2014
  3. Video Friday: Time Lapse Demolition of Diversion Structure on the Cache La Poudre River — March 21, 2014
  4. A Few Good Reads (3/17/14): Flooding with Ice Debris in Montana and Wyoming and Google ‘River View?” — March 17, 2014
  5. Video Friday: Incredible Footage of 2013 Flooding at Glen Haven, Colorado — March 14, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. 100th Post Give-Away — 7 comments
  2. Did you guys catch anything? Not exactly… — 5 comments
  3. Live Footage of Souris River Flooding in Minot, ND — 4 comments
  4. Bangkok Flooding: The Worst is Not Over — 4 comments
  5. Aerial Video of Bismarck-Mandan Missouri River Flooding — 4 comments

Author's posts listings

Mar 14 2014

Video Friday: Incredible Footage of 2013 Flooding at Glen Haven, Colorado


During the 2013 Colorado Floods, Glen Haven up the canyon of the North Fork of the Big Thompson River was hit particularly hard. County Road 43 through here as well as other main roads were just annihilated in this area and many folks had to be rescued by helicopter in the days after the peak …

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Mar 10 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/10/14): Colorado’s Snowpack Grows and the Response to the 2013 Floods Continues

This week: The snowpack in the South Platte River basin keeps going up, delayed repairs on a damaged bridge on the St. Vrain Creek due to the presence of some eagles, an intriguing video on how wolves impact rivers, an ecological perspective on the 2013 Colorado floods, Christchurch, New Zealand receives a month of rain …

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Mar 07 2014

Trying to Keep Our Heads Above Water


For a little while during the past 6 months, it felt like all I saw in my dreams was flood damage. Bridge scour. Washed out roads and river banks. Culverts filled to the brim with rock and sediment. Streams doubling or tripling in width. Wood debris everywhere. Propane tanks in the middle of the channel. …

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Oct 21 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/21/13): Flooding in North India, Flooding Continues in Thailand, Roads Slowly Start to Open in Colorado

This week: Deadly floods slowly receding in India after Typhoon Phailin, the flooding continues in Thailand, 120 bridges needing repair after the Colorado flooding, CDOT and contractors working hard to reopen damaged roads by December 1, and the post flood Ghost towns in the Big Thompson Canyon. North East India Floods Update (FloodList) Odisha Floods …

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