Tag Archive: culverts

Mar 11 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/11/13): Proposed Dam in Alaska, Realities of Managing the Delta

This week: The economic and environmental challenges of a proposed dam in Alaska, some realities of managing the San Joaquin/Sacramento Delta, restoring the Muddy River in Boston, and pondering lost urban rivers. Proposed Dam Presents Economic and Environmental Challenges in Alaska (NY Times) But in Alaska, where natural energy resources and wildlife are both foundations …

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Sep 28 2012

Looking Back at Tropical Storm Irene: What Went Right (Video)

Over the last year, Vermonters have come together to rebuild, to cope and to understand the devastation and loss of life caused by the state‚Äôs worst natural disaster in more than 80 years. Louis Porter, former journalist and current Lake Champlain Lakekeeper with the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), has been documenting the environmental and ecological …

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May 27 2011

Video of Freeport Road Collapse

This is footage of another culvert failure in Freeport, Maine back in August of 2008. The clip has been around awhile and many of you have likely seen it. If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth the 3 minute view. The video was captured by News 8 chief photojournalist Kevyn Fowler.   Again, as in …

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May 20 2011

Railroad Culvert Washout Footage

I was astounded by this amazing live footage of the washout of a culvert at a railroad crossing in Ontario, Canada. Special thanks to Matt Anderson who linked to this video via his Twitter account. Profanity warning!   Most of the time you only see the before and after of a failure of this magnitude! …

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