Tag Archive: maine

Jul 22 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/22/13): More Summer Flooding in China, Removal of Veazie Dam Begins in Maine

This week: Over 300 people lost in floods this year in China, flash flooding in Arizona, the removal of Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River begins in Maine, more behind the massive flooding in Uttarakhand, India, and Alberta one month after the flood. China floods claim 337 lives so far this year (AlJazeera) Flooding in …

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Oct 15 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/15/12): River Restoration Threatened by Extreme Bill

This week: The story of the removal of Edwards Dam on the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine, an extreme bill threatening river restoration, introduction of the SAFE Levee Act, and social media in the workplace.

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Jun 18 2012

A Few Good Reads (6/18/12): Removal of a Penobscot River Dam, and the Effects of the High Park Fire in Northern Colorado

High Park Fire 6-18-12

This week: Removal of Penobscot River dam begins, flooding in Florida, water operations affected by the High Park Fire in Northern Colorado, value pricing and the client matrix, and ArcGIS Online continues to improve. Dam on Maine’s Penobscot River begins coming down as part of restoration project (The Republic) Demolition of a 200-year-old dam on …

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May 27 2011

Video of Freeport Road Collapse

This is footage of another culvert failure in Freeport, Maine back in August of 2008. The clip has been around awhile and many of you have likely seen it. If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth the 3 minute view. The video was captured by News 8 chief photojournalist Kevyn Fowler.   Again, as in …

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