Tag Archive: missouri river

Jun 10 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/10/13): Europe’s Overwhelming Inundation from the Elbe in Germany to the Danube in Hungary

This week: Germany and Hungary slammed by flooding including Budapest, some amazing (and sad) pictures of the flooding in Europe, the East Coast hit by flash floods after Tropical Storm Andrea moves through, a levee in Louisiana is destroyed by a sinkhole after a week of tremors, and dreading the next deluge in Kansas City. …

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Oct 22 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/22/12): Agreement on Delta Fixes, Residual Risk on the Missouri, and the PE Licensing Debate Heats Up

This week: Agreement on smaller levee and habitat fixes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, dealing with floods on the Missouri River, some great aerial photography of the Colorado River system, healthy rivers bringing economic benefit, and the professional engineers’ license debate heats up. Warring parties agree on some levee, habitat fixes in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta …

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Jun 11 2012

A Few Good Reads (6/11/12): Flash Flooding in Denver, the Growing Drought in the Southwest, and Still Recovering Along the Missouri

This week: Extreme weather and flooding in Denver, the effects of the 2011 Missouri River flooding linger, growing drought in the Southwest, USACE and the Netherlands working together, and costly repairs needed at Fort Peck Dam (5th largest reservoir by volume in the U.S.). Still Living with the Flood (Omaha World-Herald) Sprawling 30- to 40-foot …

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May 29 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/29/12): Tunnel Project Progressing in Austin

This week: Tunneling below Austin for flood protection, California Fish & Game suing the Corps over the levee tree policy, the AEC economic outlook, 2012 flood (or lack of) outlook on the Missouri River, and Joplin one year later. $147 million Waller Creek Tunnel Project beneath downtown on time, budget (The Statesman) Efforts to build …

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