Tag Archive: Delta

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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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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Oct 22 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/22/12): Agreement on Delta Fixes, Residual Risk on the Missouri, and the PE Licensing Debate Heats Up

This week: Agreement on smaller levee and habitat fixes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, dealing with floods on the Missouri River, some great aerial photography of the Colorado River system, healthy rivers bringing economic benefit, and the professional engineers’ license debate heats up. Warring parties agree on some levee, habitat fixes in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta …

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Oct 15 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/15/12): River Restoration Threatened by Extreme Bill

This week: The story of the removal of Edwards Dam on the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine, an extreme bill threatening river restoration, introduction of the SAFE Levee Act, and social media in the workplace.

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