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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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 help…
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…
Oct 6 2016
The National Groundwater Assn. (NGWA) shared steps for homeowners to protect water wells during hurricane flooding. Those in areas threatened by…
Sep 14 2016
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) honored the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) with a resolution for its…
Sep 7 2016
The challenges in a recent renovation to Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo centered on both its location and its history. Founded in 1868, the zoo is one of…
Sep 7 2016
Cleveland Clinic has pledged to investigate creative solutions to environmental challenges that benefit the community and support economic health. As…
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 people…
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) Gulf…
Jul 29 2016
After years of extreme drought in the Pacific Coast town of San Luis Obispo, Calif., an anticipated El Niño season posed a significant threat to the…
Jul 29 2016
Situated in the Mojave Desert, northeast of Los Angeles and southwest of Las Vegas, Victor Valley sits along the Interstate 15 corridor, in the high…
Jun 21 2016
Opti and Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) announced a partnership to address water quality and flooding concerns in Clackamas County…
Jun 6 2016
The Environment Agency in England recently awarded CH2M two flood defense projects, the Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Appraisal and the Avonmouth-…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
Dec 31 2015
On Friday Dec. 18, 2015 the U.S. Army Corps chief of engineers signed a report recommending Congress authorize the first phase of the South San…
Dec 3 2015
The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) announced that more than $9 million in funding for the Stormwater Improvements Program (SIP…
Dec 2 2015
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's (MWRD) new Thornton Composite Reservoir has come to the aid of local waterways and…
Nov 24 2015
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water & Science Jennifer Gimbel signed an agreement with the New Mexico Central Arizona…
Oct 16 2015
Representatives from the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (JPA) and its partner agencies shared their winter preparedness efforts and…
Sep 21 2015
Working together with federal leaders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), various agencies and northwest suburban communities surrounding the…
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