Category Archive: River Engineering

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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Oct 14 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/14/13): Phailin Hits India, Southeast Asia Prepares for Nari, and Colorado Repairs Continue

This week: Flooding in the aftermath of Typhoon Phailin in India, Typhoon Nari to make landfall in Southeast Asia at Vietnam on Tuesday, the repairs continue in Colorado, more good aerial imagery and comparisons of the flooding, and the challenge of dealing with rivers that have relocated in the Colorado floods. Phailin-triggered floods leave 200,000 …

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Oct 04 2013

Another Round of Flooding in Southeast Asia as Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam Battle the Deluge (Footage)

The floods in Laos, which began in June, are reported to be the country’s worst in 35 years and have killed at least 20 people and affected 350,000, the Red Cross said, adding that food, drinking water and medicines are needed at once. (Thomson Reuters) As we in Colorado recover from devastating flooding across the …

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Sep 27 2013

“Washed Out Completely”

From the Coloradoan; Dan Dugal and his friend Amanda Finch traveled about 5 miles up the Big Thompson Canyon Wednesday (9-25-2013) in hopes of reaching Finch’s cabin near Drake. “The river had scoured out the entire road down to the bedrock,” he said. “There was no way around it without climbing gear.” The extent of …

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