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Nov 14 2019
Resident of Ellicott City, Md., saw significant flooding brought on recent heavy rainfall, despite a flood mitigation plan created during the area’s…
Nov 13 2019
An investigation by the Associated Press over two-years long has identified 1,688 high-hazard dams nationwide.  These dams loom over homes,…
Nov 6 2019
Federal engineers have discovered that a dam protecting some of the communities in the Mojave desert, such as Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley and…
Nov 5 2019
More than 4.7 million gal of untreated storm water flowed into Vermont streams, rivers and lakes after a Halloween storm. The Halloween storm caused…
Nov 1 2019
Tetra Tech Wins $40 Million USACE Flood Risk Management Contract Tetra Tech, Inc. announced in a press release that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…
Oct 25 2019
Contech’s Cascade Separator Receives New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Certification Contech Engineered Solutions announced…
Oct 24 2019
Col. John Hudson announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) plans to build a levee along the Missouri River for flood protection efforts…
Oct 21 2019
The Abukuma River in northeastern Japan was flooded after Typhoon Hagibis moved north along the river's stream, according to the Mainichi.  A "…
Oct 17 2019
The Grand Forks County Commission has declared a disaster emergency in the wake of North Dakota's flooding due to heavy rains in late September, as…
Oct 16 2019
The City of Tulsa held a public meeting to discuss the building of a Pearl District detention pond for a storm water detention project, which…
Oct 14 2019
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved initial funding for a $131 million North Canal project to mitigate flooding.  The North…
Oct 11 2019
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has begun its flood gate project to protect part of downtown from Cedar River flooding when the water rises, which is becoming…
Oct 10 2019
New York City is nearing the completion of a 54-acre wetlands restoration project on Staten Island’s west shore after years of dredging debris from…
Oct 8 2019
In an effort to reduce coastal erosion, Louisiana wants to build two river diversions that will redirect the water and sediment the river carries to…
With the funding, 28 dams and levees will be repaired between Salt Creek and Lincoln, including eroded banks.
With the funding, 28 dams and levees will be repaired between Salt Creek and Lincoln, including eroded banks.
Oct 2 2019
Nebraska is set to receive $1 billion in federal funding to help repair 28 dams and levee systems, including the eroded banks from Salt Creek to…
Tropical Storm Karen hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and left up to half a foot of rain in some areas.
Tropical Storm Karen hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and left up to half a foot of rain in some areas.
Sep 27 2019
As the peak month for hurricane season comes to a close, a few storms are still stirring.  Over the weekend, forecasters expect Tropical Storm Karen…
The National Weather Service said more rain is in the forecast, and some areas could see 30 to 40 in. of rain in total on Friday, Sept. 20.
The National Weather Service said more rain is in the forecast, and some areas could see 30 to 40 in. of rain in total on Friday, Sept. 20.
Sep 20 2019
Tropical Depression Imelda caused severe flooding in southeast Texas Thursday, Sept. 19.  On the same day, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of…
The new facility will double as a park and have an observation deck overlooking the storm water pond.
The new facility will double as a park and have an observation deck overlooking the storm water pond.
Sep 19 2019
The University of Delaware is tearing down a dormitory complex to make way for a state-of-the-art storm water facility.  The new facility, which is…
National Weather Service data shows that in the first two weeks of this month, rainfall brought between 200% and 600% of normal rainfall over the whole Missouri River Basin
National Weather Service data shows that in the first two weeks of this month, rainfall brought between 200% and 600% of normal rainfall over the whole Missouri River Basin
Sep 17 2019
After recent heavy rainfall in Montana, the Army Corps of Engineers has had to alter downstream dam releases. The northeast corner of the state has…
A storm water detention system was strategically placed inside the new Athletic Field to store water for two main flooding areas.
A storm water detention system was strategically placed inside the new Athletic Field to store water for two main flooding areas.
Sep 6 2019
Boston College recently added new facilities that include new football, baseball, softball and intramural fields, and a new recre- ation center. The…
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