Tag Archive: residual risk

May 14 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/14/12): Taming the Red River

This week: An amazing video of an augmented reality sandbox from the folks at UC Davis, a devastating flash flood in Afghanistan, the Army Corps plan to tame the Red River, restoration work on the upper Arkansas River in Colorado, and two articles on residual risk and levees in the Central Valley, California.     Flash …

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Mar 15 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of our interview with folks at the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) about the draft CVFPP. Check out Part 1 for our questions related to the feasibility studies, real estate and land use, and the ecosystem integration and Part 2 for our questions related to the climate change strategy, residual …

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Mar 13 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our interview with folks at the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) about the draft CVFPP. Check out Part 1 for our questions related to the feasibility studies, real estate and land use, and the ecosystem integration. In this post, we’ll hit the climate change strategy, residual risk, and some …

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Feb 13 2012

A Few Good Reads (2/13/12): What is Residual Risk?

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This week: Clean up begins in southern Queensland, communicating residual risk around levees, the need for geomorphology, the low snowpack in California, and just how good we engineers have it.   On communicating that other kind of risk (The Water Away) In my opinion, what most of the public thinks about when they hear “Risk” …

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