Category Archive: Hydraulic Modeling

Mar 07 2014

Trying to Keep Our Heads Above Water

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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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Nov 08 2013

2013 Colorado Post Flood Video Tour

It is a humbling experience to see flooding taking place.  Just standing next to that much power is a unique experience.  Walking through a flood damaged area after the flood and witnessing the destruction, debris, and silence is an equally, but different experience.  The following videos provide a tour along the front range showing some …

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Oct 25 2013

2013 Colorado Flood Video Tour

We are still busy assisting multiple entities in Northern Colorado respond and recover from the historic flooding in September.  Long term plans are still forming, but it appears we may be working on some flood recovery for the next 2-3 years.  There are a lot of videos showing the flooding and post flood destruction online.  …

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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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