Tag Archive: CVFPP

Sep 10 2012

A Few Good Reads (9/10/12): Remnants of Isaac, Who Gets to Live Behind Levees?

This week: Keeping Tahoe blue, remnants of Isaac causing more flooding, who gets to live behind the levees in Louisiana, the CVFPP awarded top honors, working from home as a civil engineer, and part 4 in the series on value pricing from POB. Remnants of Isaac dump more flooding headaches on Jackson County (WLOX) Isaac …

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Jul 09 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/9/12): Fatal Flooding in Russia

This week: Worst flooding in 70 years in Krasnodar, Flood policy reforms, CVFPP plan solid but could’ve done more, drought in the southwest only worsens, and accuracy versus resolution in lidar. Russia flash floods: Dozens die in Krasnodar region (BBC) The floods, the worst there in living memory struck at night, reportedly without warning. Emergency …

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Jun 04 2012

A Few Good Reads (6/4/12): Flooding in Cuba, Adoption of the CVFPP, and Drought in Colorado

This week: Flooding in Cuba, concrete work on the control structure for Folsom Dam begins, the adoption plan for the CVFPP, drought in Colorado, and the lowest peak streamflow on the Poudre River (Colorado) on record. Concrete work begins on new Folsom Dam spillway (Sacramento Bee) The control structure will be 146 feet high – …

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May 07 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/7/12): Flooding in Great Britain

This week: Flooding in Great Britain, a look at the CVFPP uncertainty in risk estimates, value pricing for professionals, CAD in the cloud, and the flight from conversation. Environment Agency warns that Tewkesbury water levels are ‘nearing peak’ (The Telegraph) In Tewkesbury, emergency flood protection work is under way in an attempt to prevent a …

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