Tag Archive: Lake Mead

May 13 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/13/13): Drought in California, Catawba River Flooding

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This week: Bad news from the latest California snow survey reading means reservoirs will be drawn even further, the Catawba River overflows its banks in North Carolina, Lake Mead and Lake Powell heading towards their lowest levels ever, a cool Google timelapse of a meandering channel in Peru, and a very good review of the …

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Mar 18 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/18/13): Lake Powell Below 50% Capacity and Japan 2 Years Later

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This week: Lake Powell under 50% of capacity with Lake Mead dropping as well, Japan post tsunami 2 years later, new river modeling facility for the Mississippi River, and has Google killed RSS? Water: Lake Powell dips under 50 percent of capacity (Summit County Citizens Voice) Lake Powell won’t be looking its best for its …

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Aug 01 2011

A Few Good Reads (8/1/11)

This week: amazing footage of a daring rescue, planning for federal transportation cuts, Armoring the New Orleans levees, rising Lake Powell & Lake Mead, and stand up desks.   Agencies Start Planning for Steep Cuts In Federal Transportation Funding (by Larry Ehl, Transportation Issues Daily) Public agencies are beginning to game-plan for the possible impacts …

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