Tag Archive: restoration

Mar 21 2014

Video Friday: Time Lapse Demolition of Diversion Structure on the Cache La Poudre River

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The City of Fort Collins (home city of this blog!) and the Colorado Water Trust are working together towards 25 projects on the Poudre River benefitting stream flow, water quality, parks, recreation, natural areas, wildlife, riparian and aquatic health, flood control, roadway and pedestrian safety. The demolition of the Josh Ames Diversion was one of …

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Oct 14 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/14/13): Phailin Hits India, Southeast Asia Prepares for Nari, and Colorado Repairs Continue

This week: Flooding in the aftermath of Typhoon Phailin in India, Typhoon Nari to make landfall in Southeast Asia at Vietnam on Tuesday, the repairs continue in Colorado, more good aerial imagery and comparisons of the flooding, and the challenge of dealing with rivers that have relocated in the Colorado floods. Phailin-triggered floods leave 200,000 …

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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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May 28 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/28/13): Deadly Flash Flooding in San Antonio, the Deluge in Norway, and the Central Plains Facing Flood Threat

This week: Record flash flooding in San Antonio, the inundation in Norway, Iowa and the Central Plains dealing with flood threat, photography from the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, and more thoughts on the restoration of the Elwha River. Texas flash floods kill 2 in San Antonio (CBS) At the height of Saturday’s torrential downpours, San …

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