Category Archive: Dam Inspection

Jul 22 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/22/13): More Summer Flooding in China, Removal of Veazie Dam Begins in Maine

This week: Over 300 people lost in floods this year in China, flash flooding in Arizona, the removal of Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River begins in Maine, more behind the massive flooding in Uttarakhand, India, and Alberta one month after the flood. China floods claim 337 lives so far this year (AlJazeera) Flooding in …

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Jul 01 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/1/13): India Dealing with the Aftermath of the Uttarakhand Flooding, How Large was the Flooding in Calgary?

This week: 3,000 estimated still missing in Uttarakhand, India, while the death toll is still uncertain and ranges from 600 to 10,000, how large was the flood in Calgary, the lack of gaging and predictability on the Alberta channels, and California’s largest dam removal project in history gets going at the San Clemente Dam. India …

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Jun 10 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/10/13): Europe’s Overwhelming Inundation from the Elbe in Germany to the Danube in Hungary

This week: Germany and Hungary slammed by flooding including Budapest, some amazing (and sad) pictures of the flooding in Europe, the East Coast hit by flash floods after Tropical Storm Andrea moves through, a levee in Louisiana is destroyed by a sinkhole after a week of tremors, and dreading the next deluge in Kansas City. …

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May 28 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/28/13): Deadly Flash Flooding in San Antonio, the Deluge in Norway, and the Central Plains Facing Flood Threat

This week: Record flash flooding in San Antonio, the inundation in Norway, Iowa and the Central Plains dealing with flood threat, photography from the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, and more thoughts on the restoration of the Elwha River. Texas flash floods kill 2 in San Antonio (CBS) At the height of Saturday’s torrential downpours, San …

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