Tag Archive: rivers

Oct 07 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/7/13): Flooding in Southeast Asia continues, Aftermath of the Inundation in Colorado

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This week: An update on the flooding in Southeast Asia, dealing with the St. Vrain’s new pathway in and around Longmont in Colorado, the safety hazards that remain from flood waters in Colorado, lessons that can be learned from the Colorado floods, Lake Powell rises 2 feet in September, and an amazing map of every …

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Nov 12 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/12/12): Flooding in Venice and the Recovery from Sandy Continues

This week: Flooding in Venice, pictures of the recovery from Sandy, New Jersey’s aging infrastructure, engineers’ warnings to the region in 2009, protecting NY City before next time, the “Salter Sink,” and the benefits of healthy rivers. Venice Floods: Lagoon City Under Water (Sky News) Heavy rain and strong winds have led to 70% of …

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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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Jan 20 2012

Raw Footage of Brazilian Flooding

We mentioned the flooding in Brazil earlier this month and now we have some footage of the flooding in the state of Rio de Janeiro. More than 2 million people have been affected and at least 25 lives were lost.

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