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Mar 10 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/10/14): Colorado’s Snowpack Grows and the Response to the 2013 Floods Continues

This week: The snowpack in the South Platte River basin keeps going up, delayed repairs on a damaged bridge on the St. Vrain Creek due to the presence of some eagles, an intriguing video on how wolves impact rivers, an ecological perspective on the 2013 Colorado floods, Christchurch, New Zealand receives a month of rain …

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May 20 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/20/13): Deadly Flooding in China and Somalia

This week: Extreme flooding in the Guangdong Province of Southern China, flooding displaces thousands during the rainy season in Somalia, water infrastructure approved by the Senate and now moves to the House, the status of the state water bill in California, and the Netherlands’ use of sand engines as coastal flood protection.    Guangdong hit …

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Feb 11 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/11/13): The Recovery in Australia

This week: Australia recovering from flooding, flood lessons for the U.S. from the Netherlands, value pricing step 4: presenting a proposal, and getting past a cultural mindset that rivers should not flood.

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Oct 01 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/1/12): Flooding in NE India and Testing Levees in the Netherlands

This week: Flooding and landslides kill almost 30 in northeast India, testing levees in the Netherlands, solving the water crisis now in the U.S., and the huge salmon run this year on the Sacramento River. Flood, landslides kill 29 in Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal (The Indian Express) In Assam, the flood situation deteriorated with 16 districts …

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