Tag Archive: russia

Aug 19 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/19/13): Manitou Springs Flooding, Record Deluge in Russia

This week: Flash flooding and the recovery in Manitou Springs, record floods in Russia, a time lapse of the mouth of Elwha River, and 40 interested maps of the world.         Running and recovery in Manitou Springs (KOAA NBC) Amazingly much of the clean up work had been done before the marathon, …

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Sep 04 2012

A Few Good Reads (9/4/12): Photos of Hurricane Isaac

This week: Photos of Hurricane Isaac, Mississippi River flowing backwards, a year removed from Hurricane Irene, Shanghai unprepared for flooding, and Russian officials might be charged with negligence over flooding. Hurricane Isaac 2012 Floods Regions Around New Orleans (PHOTOS) (Huff Post Green) But in Plaquemines Parish, a sparsely populated area south of the city that …

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Jul 30 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/30/12): China Flooding and Three Gorges Dam

This week: Flooding at Three Gorges and more on the deluge further north at Beijing and Tianjin, wrestling with the disaster conspiracy complex related to the Russian floods, and the single step design-build method that the Corps is pursuing. Three Gorges Dam experiences year’s biggest flood (xinhuanet) Water inflow into the dam area is expected …

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Jul 16 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/16/12): San Clemente Dam to be Removed

This week: San Clemente Dam to be removed, the aftermath of the Russian and Minnesota floods, and value pricing and changing the client relationship. California to Remove San Clemente Dam (ASCE) On June 21 the California Public Utilities Commission approved a plan to remove the 106 ft tall San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River …

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