Category Archive: Videos

Mar 28 2014

Video Friday: The River Zin in Southern Israel

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Our video this week comes from Southern Israel about the River Zin as it moves through the Negev Desert: The River Zin cuts through the Negev Desert in southern Israel. But unlike most rivers, the Zin rarely has any water in it. The only time it flows is when enough rain falls in the mountains …

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Mar 24 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/24/14): Death Toll in South Africa Flooding Climbs to 32, Yellow River in China Bombed to Break Ice

This week: South African flood death toll climbs to 32, China bombs the Yellow River to break ice jam, a brief history of flooding in Colorado, the world’s most stressed rivers, and a quick way to stay more visible with your boss. Flood Death Toll in South Africa Climbs to 32 (FloodList) Heavy rains and …

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Mar 21 2014

Video Friday: Time Lapse Demolition of Diversion Structure on the Cache La Poudre River

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The City of Fort Collins (home city of this blog!) and the Colorado Water Trust are working together towards 25 projects on the Poudre River benefitting stream flow, water quality, parks, recreation, natural areas, wildlife, riparian and aquatic health, flood control, roadway and pedestrian safety. The demolition of the Josh Ames Diversion was one of …

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Mar 14 2014

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

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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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