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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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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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Feb 25 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/25/13): Cities Facing Deluge of Water System Costs, Drought Continues in the West.

This week: Elevation helps a home survive hurricane sandy, U.S. cities facing significant water system costs, Northern Water sounding drought alarm in Northern Colorado, characterizing sediment carried by the 2011 Mississippi River flood, and dealing with obstructive complexity. U.S. cities face deluge of water system costs, threats to funds (Reuters) As its budget fight intensifies, …

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