Tag Archive: floodplain

Sep 28 2012

Looking Back at Tropical Storm Irene: What Went Right (Video)

Over the last year, Vermonters have come together to rebuild, to cope and to understand the devastation and loss of life caused by the state’s worst natural disaster in more than 80 years. Louis Porter, former journalist and current Lake Champlain Lakekeeper with the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), has been documenting the environmental and ecological …

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Mar 08 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 1)

In a previous post, we introduced the draft  Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP), which was released in December. Public meetings have been occurring with more to come and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board has been receiving and documenting public comments. On February 17th, Dusty and I had the opportunity to discuss the CVFPP …

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Jun 23 2011

Aerial Footage of Minot Flooding & Levee Breach

As discussed in Wednesday’s post, Minot, North Dakota, is in the middle of experiencing a record levee flood. As of writing this, 12,000 or so residents have been evacuated from their homes in this town of roughly 40,000 people. The picture below shows the predicted extent of the flood waters. The video below gives an …

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