Tag Archive: water planning

Jun 17 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/17/13): What Next in Germany? 2012 Second Costliest Disaster Year in U.S.

This week: What’s next for flood prevention in the aftermath of massive floods in Germany, before and after aerial photography of the Germany flooding, extreme jet stream pattern triggers historic Europe flooding, 2012 second costliest ever for disasters in the U.S., $20B plan outlined for New York City, and a Colorado River water supply shortage …

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May 20 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/20/13): Deadly Flooding in China and Somalia

This week: Extreme flooding in the Guangdong Province of Southern China, flooding displaces thousands during the rainy season in Somalia, water infrastructure approved by the Senate and now moves to the House, the status of the state water bill in California, and the Netherlands’ use of sand engines as coastal flood protection.    Guangdong hit …

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May 13 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/13/13): Drought in California, Catawba River Flooding

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This week: Bad news from the latest California snow survey reading means reservoirs will be drawn even further, the Catawba River overflows its banks in North Carolina, Lake Mead and Lake Powell heading towards their lowest levels ever, a cool Google timelapse of a meandering channel in Peru, and a very good review of the …

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Mar 18 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/18/13): Lake Powell Below 50% Capacity and Japan 2 Years Later

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This week: Lake Powell under 50% of capacity with Lake Mead dropping as well, Japan post tsunami 2 years later, new river modeling facility for the Mississippi River, and has Google killed RSS? Water: Lake Powell dips under 50 percent of capacity (Summit County Citizens Voice) Lake Powell won’t be looking its best for its …

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