Tag Archive: dam removal

Mar 21 2014

Video Friday: Time Lapse Demolition of Diversion Structure on the Cache La Poudre River

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The City of Fort Collins (home city of this blog!) and the Colorado Water Trust are working together towards 25 projects on the Poudre River benefitting stream flow, water quality, parks, recreation, natural areas, wildlife, riparian and aquatic health, flood control, roadway and pedestrian safety. The demolition of the Josh Ames Diversion was one of …

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Jul 22 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/22/13): More Summer Flooding in China, Removal of Veazie Dam Begins in Maine

This week: Over 300 people lost in floods this year in China, flash flooding in Arizona, the removal of Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River begins in Maine, more behind the massive flooding in Uttarakhand, India, and Alberta one month after the flood. China floods claim 337 lives so far this year (AlJazeera) Flooding in …

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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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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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