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Mar 17 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/17/14): Flooding with Ice Debris in Montana and Wyoming and Google ‘River View?”

This week: Flooding and ice debris in Montana and Wyoming, flooding in Swaziland that kills 8 people, current snowpack for Colorado, Google “River View,” and the Folsom Dam massive spillway gates on the way to installation. The picture above was a bit dumbfounding to me – flooding in the winter with significant ice debris on …

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Apr 29 2013

A Few Good Reads (4/29/13): Flash Floods in Houston, Continuing Inundation in the Midwest

This week: Heavy flooding in Houston, flooding in the Midwest continues, Fargo still looking for a permanent flood solution, the Colorado names most endangered in 2013, and Microsoft targeting engineers with the Surface Pro. Drivers stranded in Houston floods by reuters Flooding in Houston 2013: Houston flood photos (Before It’s News) Flash flooding in Houston, …

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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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May 21 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/21/12): Communicating Flood Risk

This week: flooding in the country of Georgia, learning flood communication from the Dutch, reforming our flood insurance system, floating robots, and the potential failure mode for the Colorado River Basin. Can the Dutch teach us something on the power of communication? (The Water Away) In the Netherlands, it is not uncommon to find large …

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