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May 31 2019
Mississippi and Arkansas residents were forced to evacuate Thursday, May 30, after a levee breach occurred along Durgens Creek, which flows into the…
May 30 2019
Anheuser-Busch is sending canned drinking water to Oklahoma and Missouri residents amid severe flooding and storms through the region. “Anheuser is…
Photo of 2019 Aquatic Airshow participants at Androscoggin River in Auburn, Maine, on May 1, 2019.  Courtesy of Mario Martin-Alciati, U.S. Geological Survey.
Photo of 2019 Aquatic Airshow participants at Androscoggin River in Auburn, Maine, on May 1, 2019. Courtesy of Mario Martin-Alciati, U.S. Geological Survey.
May 29 2019
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and scientists gathered in Auburn, Maine, to evaluate the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to gauge…
May 28 2019
The states of Oklahoma and Arkansas have been hit by “worst-ever flooding” as more storms come through the region, according to USA Today. The storms…
May 27 2019
Flood control dams are helping protect Oklahoma communities. Larry Caldwell, a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) engineer, said “…
May 23 2019
Storms are moving east through Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois after major flooding in Oklahoma and Missouri. According to CBS News, St. Louis, Mo.,…
May 22 2019
The Androscoggin Valley Stormwater Working Group is working with local volunteers in Auburn, Maine, for cleaner and safer waters. According to the…
May 21 2019
In Stockton, Calif., the city’s storm drain systems have been overwhelmed by storms late Sunday, May 19. The storm turned the city’s streets into…
May 21 2019
Xylem’s Godwin FP Dri-Prime flood protection pumps are a new series of high flow, portable flood abatement pumps approved by FM Global. With optional…
May 20 2019
In Texas and Oklahoma, another round of storms will return to the Southern Plains just as the regions are recovering from days of treacherous weather…
May 17 2019
The Texas House has approved legislation that would acquire more than $3 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to help pay for flood control…
May 16 2019
Aquatic Informatics has announced that the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has selected the Aquarius Platform for its Stream Gaging…
May 15 2019
A new program from Adopt-a-Drain has began in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metro area of Minnesota that encourages residents to adopt a storm drain.…
May 14 2019
In Canada, communities are looking to mitigate costs and damages from the flooding of businesses and residences. Flooding has especially been an…
May 13 2019
On the morning of May 11, Houston was hit by more thunderstorms and showers. The National Weather Service expected the storm events to last through…
May 10 2019
On May 8, the state of Texas experienced flash flooding in parts of northern, central and western Texas. The severe thunderstorms caused one death in…
May 8 2019
Across Texas and Oklahoma, thunderstorms unleashed hail, flooding, heavy rainfall and numerous tornadoes Tuesday, May 7. According to AccuWeather,…
St. Louis residents and officials eye forecast ahead as the Mississippi River levels make records
St. Louis residents and officials eye forecast ahead as the Mississippi River levels make records.
May 6 2019
In downtown St. Louis, Mo., the Mississippi River reached 41 ft, which is 11 ft above the flood stage, and was projected to crest at 41.2 ft May 6.…
May 3 2019
The town of Minot, N.D., have accessed $82.5 million for flood control and $100 million for the Northwest Water Supply Project for the next two years…
The temporary barriers in Davenport, Iowa, broke April 30
The temporary barriers in Davenport, Iowa, broke April 30.
May 2 2019
On April 30, the temporary barriers lining the streets in Davenport, Iowa broke. The flooded Mississippi River water rushed into businesses and…
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