Tag Archive: stormwater

Aug 23 2013

What’s In The Water

When an urban area floods there can be a tremendous amount of pollutants that get flushed into streams and rivers.  Storm water pollution is being addressed a lot more now than in the past, but can still be a serious issue.  This video provides a very graphic view of the impacts of poor water quality …

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May 31 2013

Galesburg, Illinois Flash Flood (Video)

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Before the thunderstorm started Tuesday afternoon — which resulted in a flash flood designation for the area — Galesburg was two inches from the 20.36-inch record set in 2009, coming in at 18.3 inches, said state climatologist Jim Angel. But a torrential downpour beginning around 6 p.m. Tuesday resulted in almost 3 inches of rain …

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Jun 21 2012

Duluth Inundated by Record Flooding (Footage)

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"This flooding has been crazy. We have not experienced anything like this in our community," iReporter Kayla Keigley, who said she works as a health care preparedness coordinator, told CNN. "Roads are destroyed. Neighborhoods are underwater. I am in shock and I work in the field of preparedness – this is something I work to …

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