Flood Control

Flood control is an important part of the storm water industry. From the latest news to the newest products, read below for solutions and innovations to help with your flood control challenges.

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Oct 18 2021
In the midst of Hurricane Ida, floodwater poured into Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s, Pickering West water treatment plant from three directions. This…
Oct 15 2021
The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today additional construction progress in East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR), the city…
Oct 14 2021
Water Wise Gulf South, Healthy Community Services and other Black-led community organizations in New Orleans, Louisiana, released an economic…
Oct 13 2021
Baldwin County, Alabama communities impacted by flooding over the years are expected to receive relief, according to officials who are spending…
Oct 12 2021
Soil is being removed from a westside Detroit, Michigan, park as part of a storm water retention project to reduce flooding in streets and basements…
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Oct 11 2021
The last two decades have shown us that the West Coast is constantly bouncing between wet and dry periods. Our dry years are getting drier, our wet…
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Kelly Shipley, team leader and senior associate for LAN’s District Engineering Group
Oct 11 2021
*Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and length. For the full interview, visit estormwater.com. Kelly Shipley is a team leader and…
Oct 1 2021
Flood protection is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters, according to the Federal Emergency…
Severe flooding kept employees from getting their vehicles to the gas pumps located in the middle of the Public Works facility yard.
Severe flooding kept employees from getting their vehicles to the gas pumps located in the middle of the Public Works facility yard.
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Sep 30 2021
The City of Hampton, VA, Public Works - Stormwater Division was experiencing chronic issues with flooding in their facility yard due to the lack of…
Sep 29 2021
After storm events in July and August 2021, the El Paso, Texas, Public Service Board approved an emergency declaration that allowed El Paso Water to…
Sep 21 2021
After a city contractor broke a gate valve on a water main, waters 30 inches deep surged through Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, early Sept. 21…
Sep 15 2021
After Tropical Depression Ida, New Jersey American Water updated customers that all its operating areas are withstanding widespread flooding and that…
From 2006 to 2019, the Des Moines River has lost three acres of soil and the receding shoreline was approaching an existing roadway.
From 2006 to 2019, the Des Moines River has lost three acres of soil and the receding shoreline was approaching an existing roadway.
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Sep 9 2021
The West Fork of the Des Moines River in Palo Alto County, had experienced years of erosion and flooding.  From 2006 to 2019, the riverbank had…
Sep 8 2021
Several storm water projects are underway in Palmyra, Missouri.  According to The Hannibal Courier-Post, the work will begin with work on the south…
Sep 7 2021
Presto Geosystems www.prestogeo.com  •  920. 738.1328 New Orleans’ three outfall canals — 17th Street Canal, London Avenue Canal and Orleans Canal—…
Sep 7 2021
Bowie Ind. www.bowieindustries.com  •  800.433.0934 In June 2015, floodwaters streamed down Fountain Creek at a rate of nearly 18,000 cubic feet per…
Sep 7 2021
Red Valve Co. www.redvalve.com  •  412.279.0044 The Ballygawley River flows next to St Ciaran’s High School in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. In…
Sep 6 2021
International engineering firm Walter P Moore has released a new paper entitled "An Introduction to Flood Protection: What Owners Need to Know to…
Sep 2 2021
The National Weather Service Office serving New York City issued a Flash Flood Emergency  Aug. 1 evening, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which…
Aug 23 2021
Henri was expected to continue to bring heavy rain to interior Massachusetts, western New England and New York, nearly 24 hours after the storm made…
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