Tag Archive: minot

Jul 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/23/12): Flood control on the Truckee River, Minot Moving Forward

This week: Flood control on the Truckee River finally moving forward? Collaboration and compromise in the Teanaway basin, Minot’s plan for the $68M grant, “Drought and downpour” across the U.S. from the Big Picture,  and bargain flood insurance for those in the High Park Fire area. Feds renew work on Truckee River flood project (RGJ.com) …

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Feb 20 2012

A Few Good Reads (2/20/12): Salmon and California Flood Protection

This week: Salmon habitat restoration, more on the CVFPP in California, where the Colorado runs dry, the cost of the recovery in Minot, and flood inquiries in Queensland grappling over a hydraulic model.   California bonds pay for levees in floodplains, leading to more growth, increased flood risk (AP) Although courts have found the state …

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Dec 28 2011

Our Top Posts of 2011: Year of the Flood


The disasters that plagued the globe this year will send 2011 into the record books as the most costly year for catastrophes on record. (WSJ) These are our most popular posts of 2011. A perusal reads like an overview of the massive flooding that occurred this year from Bangkok and Minot to the Missouri and …

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Oct 19 2011

Bangkok Flooding: The Worst is Not Over


  "Today I will frankly tell you the truth. I have left no stone unturned in this crisis but I cannot solve it alone. I need cooperation from all sides," Ms Yingluck said on Wednesday. (ABC News) After this past weekend, Thailand officials seemed to be indicating that they thought the worst of the flooding …

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