Flood Control

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Feb 14 2020
Stantec-Jacobs to Design $1.9 Billion Levee & Floodwall System Along Texas Coastline Stantec and Jacobs, operating as the Galveston Coastal…
Feb 11 2020
From changing storm water regulations and urban sprawl to increased storm activity and flooding, municipalities across the U.S. already have plenty…
Feb 11 2020
In Omaha, Nebraska, and in many cities across the country, storm water runoff is a major cause of water pollution. The storm water runoff carries…
Feb 5 2020
Bethlehem Township will have to pay approximately $12 million to $18 million to solve its storm water drainage problems, according to the Morning…
Jan 31 2020
An Arizona State University research team is working with Maricopa County, Arizona, to limit the negative effects of large quantities of storm water…
Jan 29 2020
Johns Creek City Council is taking strides to reduce storm water runoff.  At the beginning of 2020, the city’s Community Development Department…
Jan 21 2020
A six-mile-long barrier is the largest of five options the Army Corps of Engineers is studying to protect the New York area as storms become more…
Jan 20 2020
Sewer treatment managers are in the process of handling a huge increase in water flows after heavy rains in the East Bay of San Francisco.  "The rain…
Jan 13 2020
Leaders in South Haven could spend up to $16 million to repair and protect the shoreline due to high water levels on Lake Michigan, reported Booth…
Jan 10 2020
Jakarta, Indonesia must develop long-term plans with surrounding towns if it is to keep pace with the growing threats from climate change, according…
Jan 6 2020
Trash, sediments, heavy metals and fecal indicator bacteria are polluting the Los Angeles River.  The surrounding areas lack efficient storm water…
Jan 6 2020
After a large flooding event impacted a farm, workshop and a private house on the River Wyre riverbank, property owners sought out a solution. Over…
Jan 6 2020
The Lower Campus area of Boston College is the hub of activity with some important buildings in its vicinity, such as the Alumni Stadium, Conte Forum…
Jan 6 2020
During times of heavy rain, the intersection of Ebinport Road and Northgate Lane in Rock Hill, S.C., would cause yard flooding and property damage to…
Jan 6 2020
Severe flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia has killed at least 60 people and forced residents to flee their homes, according to the Guardian. Torrential…
Jan 3 2020
Scientists with Heal the Bay, a water quality nonprofit, measured the progress that local watershed areas made from 2012 to 2018 toward achieving…
Jan 2 2020
Municipal officials became concerned in August about increasing erosion and rising lake levels, according to Mayor John Grace.  "That's a very…
Dec 24 2019
E. coli bacteria surged more than 10 times safe levels in the Savannah River around Augusta, Georgia after flooding and wastewater sewer overflows…
Dec 23 2019
Runoff of muddy water from the Ridgeline construction site entered Lake Emelia and flooded Kistap County, according to Kitsap Sun.  Heavy rains…
Dec 20 2019
Kraken Water Filter Receives Washington Ecology TAPE GULD Approval The Kraken Membrane Filter is the newest storm water solution to receive…
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