Tag Archive: productivity

Jul 08 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/8/13): Flooding Worsens in Assam, India, What is River Restoration?

This week: Flooding remains critical in Assam, India, Lebanon, New Hampshire flash flooding destroys main arterial roads, what is river restoration, how cities around the world are adapting to climate change, and why we should rethink the 8 hour work day. Assam flood situation remains critical (DNA India) Assam’s flood situation remained critical today with …

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Aug 06 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/6/12): Lack of Urgency in Bridge Safety and Extreme Drought

This week: The 5 year anniversary of the I35 collapse, extreme drought in the U.S. continues, more flooding in China, the Corps testing levee armor, and taking “I don’t have time” out of your vocabulary. Bridge safety still lacks urgency (StarTribune) Billions in federal, state and local dollars continue to pour into the maintenance of …

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Apr 30 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/30/12): Elwha River Update

This week: The lunar landscape behind the former Elwha Dam and the sediment getting transported below it, good thoughts on the risk increase potential from the CVFPP, more landslides at Three Gorges, update coming for USLE, and the productivity killer known as email.  On the Elwha, a lunar landscape emerges (Seattle Times) The river below …

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Jan 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (1/23/12): Restoration After Irene

This week: restoring the Tweed River in Vermont, 3D modeling of the Yuba, Thailand’s flood defense effort, and ways to stop multitasking. The Tweed after Irene: How to repair a ruined river (Burlington Free Press) HT: Channel Restorationist The basic work we could do was to get people to stop digging — stop digging an …

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