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May 29 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/29/12): Tunnel Project Progressing in Austin

This week: Tunneling below Austin for flood protection, California Fish & Game suing the Corps over the levee tree policy, the AEC economic outlook, 2012 flood (or lack of) outlook on the Missouri River, and Joplin one year later. $147 million Waller Creek Tunnel Project beneath downtown on time, budget (The Statesman) Efforts to build …

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Feb 27 2012

A Few Good Reads (2/27/12): CVFPP Impact on Farms

This week: Final year of the river video from American Rivers, CVFPP impact on farms, the bare levee policy in California, NOAA breaking ground on new water center, and some tips on how to fight work burn out.  Commentary: Board needs to hear about flood plan [CVFPP] impact on farms (AgAlert) Of this approximately 40,000-acre …

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Sep 12 2011

A Few Good Reads (9/12/11)

This week: the impact of Hurricane Irene, the testing of the new flood defenses in New Orleans, run-down dams in China, the trees on levees debate continues, and the never-ending GIS vs CAD struggle. Vermont Flood Hi-Res Galley – August 2011 (Lars Grange & Mansfield Heliflight): Unbelievable ground and aerial pictures of the flooding and …

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Aug 31 2011

Hurricane Irene Flooding Footage

The ski resort town of Wilmington, Vt., was flooded, but nobody could get to it because both state roads leading there were underwater. “This is the worst I’ve ever seen in Vermont,” said Mike O’Neil, the state emergency management director. – Beth Fouhy, Associated Press The picture above is a picture of some of the …

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