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Mar 24 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/24/14): Death Toll in South Africa Flooding Climbs to 32, Yellow River in China Bombed to Break Ice

This week: South African flood death toll climbs to 32, China bombs the Yellow River to break ice jam, a brief history of flooding in Colorado, the world’s most stressed rivers, and a quick way to stay more visible with your boss. Flood Death Toll in South Africa Climbs to 32 (FloodList) Heavy rains and …

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Jun 28 2011

Hydro Survey: The Cataraft


In a previous post, I discussed the use of jet boats for hydro surveys on shallow western streams. A jet boat is fantastic in how it can get almost anywhere, even through just 4 inches of water. However, you still need a boat launch for a jet boat (or prop boat). What about a survey …

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Jun 16 2011

Hydro Survey: The Jet Boats


In most typical shallow western streams, there are going to be reaches less than a foot deep that you need to get through in order to get to a deeper reach of the channel. This is where the jet boats come into play for hydro survey. A jet boat is different from a propeller boat …

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