Category Archive: Levees

Jun 17 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/17/13): What Next in Germany? 2012 Second Costliest Disaster Year in U.S.

This week: What’s next for flood prevention in the aftermath of massive floods in Germany, before and after aerial photography of the Germany flooding, extreme jet stream pattern triggers historic Europe flooding, 2012 second costliest ever for disasters in the U.S., $20B plan outlined for New York City, and a Colorado River water supply shortage …

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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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Jun 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/3/13): Flooding in Oklahoma Less Than 2 Weeks After Devastating Tornadoes

This week: Flooding in Oklahoma less than 2 weeks after devastating tornadoes, Iowa City dodges major flooding for now, more on the Washington State bridge collapse, China stepping up flood preparations after 55 people die in May flooding, the latest USACE cost analysis of the Morganza to Gulf Coast levee along Louisiana coast, and plugging …

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May 06 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/6/13): Rivers Rising Again in the Midwest, Fargo Spared a Major Flood for Now

This week: More rain and snow causing Midwest rivers to rise again though not as high as last month, Fargo appears to be spared record flooding but prediction of a major flood is now causing some frustration, most of the U.S. still in a drought, major flooding in Saskatchewan, Canada, more runoff fall out from …

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