Tag Archive: dam operation

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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Jan 11 2013

Isabella Dam Modification (Video)

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We’re back! Happy New Year! Between the holidays, still being swamped with work, and some family health issues, we’ve had a long end of the year break in our posting . Last year was a crazy year for us and our hope is get to back to posting like we did in 2011! Our first …

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Jul 30 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/30/12): China Flooding and Three Gorges Dam

This week: Flooding at Three Gorges and more on the deluge further north at Beijing and Tianjin, wrestling with the disaster conspiracy complex related to the Russian floods, and the single step design-build method that the Corps is pursuing. Three Gorges Dam experiences year’s biggest flood (xinhuanet) Water inflow into the dam area is expected …

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Apr 02 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/2/12): Another Dam on the Yangtze

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This week: Yet another dam on the Yangtze in China, two very different opinions on the CVFPP (I agree more with the first post but the second article is still worth reading), an amazing live map of the wind in the U.S., and the cost of a disengaged employee. China to flood nature reserve with …

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