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Aug 06 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/6/12): Lack of Urgency in Bridge Safety and Extreme Drought

This week: The 5 year anniversary of the I35 collapse, extreme drought in the U.S. continues, more flooding in China, the Corps testing levee armor, and taking “I don’t have time” out of your vocabulary. Bridge safety still lacks urgency (StarTribune) Billions in federal, state and local dollars continue to pour into the maintenance of …

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Jul 16 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/16/12): San Clemente Dam to be Removed

This week: San Clemente Dam to be removed, the aftermath of the Russian and Minnesota floods, and value pricing and changing the client relationship. California to Remove San Clemente Dam (ASCE) On June 21 the California Public Utilities Commission approved a plan to remove the 106 ft tall San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River …

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Jun 21 2012

Duluth Inundated by Record Flooding (Footage)

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"This flooding has been crazy. We have not experienced anything like this in our community," iReporter Kayla Keigley, who said she works as a health care preparedness coordinator, told CNN. "Roads are destroyed. Neighborhoods are underwater. I am in shock and I work in the field of preparedness – this is something I work to …

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