Tag Archive: souris river

Jul 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/23/12): Flood control on the Truckee River, Minot Moving Forward

This week: Flood control on the Truckee River finally moving forward? Collaboration and compromise in the Teanaway basin, Minot’s plan for the $68M grant, “Drought and downpour” across the U.S. from the Big Picture,  and bargain flood insurance for those in the High Park Fire area. Feds renew work on Truckee River flood project (RGJ.com) …

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Dec 28 2011

Our Top Posts of 2011: Year of the Flood


The disasters that plagued the globe this year will send 2011 into the record books as the most costly year for catastrophes on record. (WSJ) These are our most popular posts of 2011. A perusal reads like an overview of the massive flooding that occurred this year from Bangkok and Minot to the Missouri and …

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Jul 20 2011

The Recovery Begins in Minot

As of July 18, the Souris River through Minot, North Dakota, officially dropped below flood stage for the first time since mid June. The clean up and recovery from this flood of record has been going on for a number of weeks now and it’s not going to be easy. The short videos below are …

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Jun 27 2011

Souris River Flooding in Minot at the Peak

The Souris River flooding in Minot, North Dakota appears to have peaked late Saturday/early Sunday at 26,900 cubic feet per second (cfs). It now looks like a very slow descent back below flood state. The flow currently (as of 6:45pm EST Monday) is at 23,500 cfs. Below are two clips; the first is a view …

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