Tag Archive: flood defense

Mar 10 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/10/14): Colorado’s Snowpack Grows and the Response to the 2013 Floods Continues

This week: The snowpack in the South Platte River basin keeps going up, delayed repairs on a damaged bridge on the St. Vrain Creek due to the presence of some eagles, an intriguing video on how wolves impact rivers, an ecological perspective on the 2013 Colorado floods, Christchurch, New Zealand receives a month of rain …

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Oct 07 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/7/13): Flooding in Southeast Asia continues, Aftermath of the Inundation in Colorado

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This week: An update on the flooding in Southeast Asia, dealing with the St. Vrain’s new pathway in and around Longmont in Colorado, the safety hazards that remain from flood waters in Colorado, lessons that can be learned from the Colorado floods, Lake Powell rises 2 feet in September, and an amazing map of every …

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Jun 10 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/10/13): Europe’s Overwhelming Inundation from the Elbe in Germany to the Danube in Hungary

This week: Germany and Hungary slammed by flooding including Budapest, some amazing (and sad) pictures of the flooding in Europe, the East Coast hit by flash floods after Tropical Storm Andrea moves through, a levee in Louisiana is destroyed by a sinkhole after a week of tremors, and dreading the next deluge in Kansas City. …

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Jun 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/3/13): Flooding in Oklahoma Less Than 2 Weeks After Devastating Tornadoes

This week: Flooding in Oklahoma less than 2 weeks after devastating tornadoes, Iowa City dodges major flooding for now, more on the Washington State bridge collapse, China stepping up flood preparations after 55 people die in May flooding, the latest USACE cost analysis of the Morganza to Gulf Coast levee along Louisiana coast, and plugging …

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