Tag Archive: georgia

May 21 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/21/12): Communicating Flood Risk

This week: flooding in the country of Georgia, learning flood communication from the Dutch, reforming our flood insurance system, floating robots, and the potential failure mode for the Colorado River Basin. Can the Dutch teach us something on the power of communication? (The Water Away) In the Netherlands, it is not uncommon to find large …

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Mar 02 2012

The Sustainable Rivers Project (Video)

This week, we wanted to highlight the Sustainable Rivers Project, a joint effort between the Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and University of California-Davis which has been looking at modernizing the operation of dams  to achieve multiple benefits – social, economic, and environmental. Studies have been done on the Savannah River in …

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