Tag Archive: nevada

Sep 14 2012

The Flooding in Las Vegas This Week (Footage)

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A thunderstorm dropped more than the average annual rainfall on parts of California’s Coachella Valley in one night alone, settling for six to eight hours over Mecca and Thermal, two towns 150 miles southeast of Los Angeles near the location of the annual Coachella Music Festival. (Tri-City Herald) On Tuesday of this week, Las Vegas …

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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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