Tag Archive: california

Jul 01 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/1/13): India Dealing with the Aftermath of the Uttarakhand Flooding, How Large was the Flooding in Calgary?

This week: 3,000 estimated still missing in Uttarakhand, India, while the death toll is still uncertain and ranges from 600 to 10,000, how large was the flood in Calgary, the lack of gaging and predictability on the Alberta channels, and California’s largest dam removal project in history gets going at the San Clemente Dam. India …

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May 20 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/20/13): Deadly Flooding in China and Somalia

This week: Extreme flooding in the Guangdong Province of Southern China, flooding displaces thousands during the rainy season in Somalia, water infrastructure approved by the Senate and now moves to the House, the status of the state water bill in California, and the Netherlands’ use of sand engines as coastal flood protection.    Guangdong hit …

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May 13 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/13/13): Drought in California, Catawba River Flooding

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This week: Bad news from the latest California snow survey reading means reservoirs will be drawn even further, the Catawba River overflows its banks in North Carolina, Lake Mead and Lake Powell heading towards their lowest levels ever, a cool Google timelapse of a meandering channel in Peru, and a very good review of the …

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Mar 25 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/25/13): Delta Plan Released, Elwha Continues to Gnaw Away at Sediment

This week: California releases part of the Delta plan, water infrastructure possibly hitting the Senate floor in April, the Elwha continues to gnaw away at the built up sediment, NFIP’s levee failure simulator, and pictures related World Water Day 2013. California releases part of plan to restore Delta (ABC) Officials acknowledge the plan does not …

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