Tag Archive: mississippi flood of 2011

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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May 18 2011

A New Flood of Record on the Mississippi?

As of noon MST on Tuesday, the flow at Vicksburg, Mississippi is over 2.22 million cubic feet per second (cfs), meaning the 2011 Mississippi flooding is close to the 1927 flood, the highest on record at 2.28 million cfs. This past Saturday, May 15, the Corps of Engineers opened the Morganza spillway for only the …

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