Tag Archive: manila

Aug 20 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/20/12): Shaking the Levees, Flooding Around the World

This week: Testing the levees of the Sacramento Delta, cleaning up after the Manila floods, flooding around the world, a new approach to coping with drought, and using iPads to view construction blueprints. Shaking the Levees of the Sacramento Delta (NBC) “It feels a little bit like we’re on a waterbed,” said Scott Brandenberg, a …

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Aug 13 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/13/12): Cleaning up Manila

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This week: Recovery and cleaning up after the Manila floods, the continuing effects of the drought, and the first step in value pricing – listening. Residents clean up muck-ridden Manila after floods (WTOP) Philippine disaster officials were shifting Friday from rescue work to a massive clean-up of the capital following nonstop rains that left tons …

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