Flood Control

movable barrier floodwall system, mbfs, rsa protective technologies, flooding
Jan 25 2017

RSA Protective Technologies LLC developed the Movable Barrier Floodwall System (MBFS) to prevent flooding for municipalities, federal projects,...

clearlake, california, flooding, sewage, water, storm
Jan 9 2017

The Clearlake, Calif., Police Department has issued a road closure due to rain and flooding and has reported on a separate sewage leak in another...

epa, building blocks for sustainable communities, 2017, program
Dec 21 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 25 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies...

st. louis, sewer, treatment plants, kai design & build, flood
Dec 20 2016

KAI Design & Build was contracted by the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) to provide emergency relief services after historic rains...

Dec 14 2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Arctic Research Program released its annual...

coney island creek, arcadis, study, flood, hurricane, new york
Dec 6 2016

Arcadis published a study of Coney Island Creek and its surrounding areas to develop recommendations for improved flood protection that minimizes...

northbrook, mwrd, chicago, illinois, flood control, storm water, facility, park
Nov 29 2016

The Village of Northbrook, Ill.; the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD); and Northbrook Park District officials...

las vegas, valley, master plan, flooding, storm water, 2018, update, atkins
Nov 9 2016

Atkins has been selected by the Clark County Regional Flood Control District to prepare the 2018 Las Vegas Valley Master Plan Update (MPU) and...

Oct 12 2016

Hurricane Matthew may be gone, but the effects of the deadly winds and floods will be felt in Haiti and the southeastern U.S. for much longer than...

ngwa, flood, wells, water, hurricane matthew, safety
Oct 6 2016

The National Groundwater Assn. (NGWA) shared steps for homeowners to protect water wells during hurricane flooding. Those in areas threatened by...

rain, rainready, storm, flooding, preparation, Chicago, area, program, help
Sep 14 2016

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) honored the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) with a resolution for...

Sep 7 2016

The challenges in a recent renovation to Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo centered on both its location and its...

Sep 7 2016

Cleveland Clinic has pledged to investigate creative solutions to environmental challenges that benefit the...

Sep 6 2016

In April and May 2011, Smithland, Ky., dealt with its most dire floods to date. In a short period of time, the community of approximately 400...

river thames, ch2m, asset management, program, flood risk, control
Aug 31 2016

CH2M agreed to its second annual program of work with the Environment Agency on the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100), the...

Jul 29 2016

Early this summer, Texas  witnessed historic rainfall, which led to record-setting flood levels. David Brown, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)...

Jul 29 2016

After years of extreme drought in the Pacific Coast town of San Luis Obispo, Calif., an anticipated El Niño...

Jul 29 2016

Situated in the Mojave Desert, northeast of Los Angeles and southwest of Las Vegas, Victor Valley sits along...

Oregon, flooding, storm water management
Jun 21 2016

Opti and Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) announced a partnership to address water quality and flooding concerns in ...

colorado, CH2M, England, flood, defense, UK, Britain, project, study, appraisal
Jun 6 2016

The Environment Agency in England recently awarded CH2M two flood defense projects, the Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Appraisal and the Avonmouth-...