Tag Archive: sediment transport

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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Aug 16 2013

More Boulders Getting Tossed by Debris Flow (Footage)

This week we have another video of an amazing debris flow taken back in the Spring of 2003 by a Denver television crew working with the USGS in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Check out the massive boulder near the top right around the beginning of the clip. Wow, just unreal. I wish there was more …

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Mar 25 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/25/13): Delta Plan Released, Elwha Continues to Gnaw Away at Sediment

This week: California releases part of the Delta plan, water infrastructure possibly hitting the Senate floor in April, the Elwha continues to gnaw away at the built up sediment, NFIP’s levee failure simulator, and pictures related World Water Day 2013. California releases part of plan to restore Delta (ABC) Officials acknowledge the plan does not …

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Feb 25 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/25/13): Cities Facing Deluge of Water System Costs, Drought Continues in the West.

This week: Elevation helps a home survive hurricane sandy, U.S. cities facing significant water system costs, Northern Water sounding drought alarm in Northern Colorado, characterizing sediment carried by the 2011 Mississippi River flood, and dealing with obstructive complexity. U.S. cities face deluge of water system costs, threats to funds (Reuters) As its budget fight intensifies, …

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