Category Archive: Water Resources

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 17 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/17/14): Flooding with Ice Debris in Montana and Wyoming and Google ‘River View?”

This week: Flooding and ice debris in Montana and Wyoming, flooding in Swaziland that kills 8 people, current snowpack for Colorado, Google “River View,” and the Folsom Dam massive spillway gates on the way to installation. The picture above was a bit dumbfounding to me – flooding in the winter with significant ice debris on …

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Oct 07 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/7/13): Flooding in Southeast Asia continues, Aftermath of the Inundation in Colorado

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This week: An update on the flooding in Southeast Asia, dealing with the St. Vrain’s new pathway in and around Longmont in Colorado, the safety hazards that remain from flood waters in Colorado, lessons that can be learned from the Colorado floods, Lake Powell rises 2 feet in September, and an amazing map of every …

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Sep 23 2013

Putting a River in it’s Place

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It has been a crazy week. Numerous search and rescue efforts have been taking place throughout the foothills and plains of Northern Colorado, and the number of unaccounted for continues to drop.  The 2013 Colorado Flood event has spawned the largest search and rescue effort since Hurricane Katrina. Our office has been busy marking and …

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