Tag Archive: River Engineering

Oct 21 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/21/13): Flooding in North India, Flooding Continues in Thailand, Roads Slowly Start to Open in Colorado

This week: Deadly floods slowly receding in India after Typhoon Phailin, the flooding continues in Thailand, 120 bridges needing repair after the Colorado flooding, CDOT and contractors working hard to reopen damaged roads by December 1, and the post flood Ghost towns in the Big Thompson Canyon. North East India Floods Update (FloodList) Odisha Floods …

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Nov 30 2012

Urban Streams

A USGS video about connecting people and urban streams outlines the importance of habitat to the health of streams and shows examples of connecting people to urban streams through rehabilitation efforts across the USA. An important part of rehabilitation projects is measuring success. Monitoring flow, water quality, habit and biological characteristics before, during and after …

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Nov 17 2011

Gradient Facility on the Sacramento River


The Glenn Colusa Irrigation District (GCID) Gradient Facility (GF) is located on the Sacramento River west of Chico California, upstream from Hamilton City. The GF is part of The Fish Screen Improvement Project completed in 2000.  The primary purpose of the GF is to increase upstream water surface elevation by approximately 3 feet.  The GF …

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