Flood Control

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The first phase involved installing the storm underdrains and floodgate.
The first phase involved installing the storm underdrains and floodgate.
Jun 7 2019
Located in Hinsdale, Ill., just outside of Chicago, the Graue Mill Subdivision is home to more than 340 residences consisting of townhomes and…
Jun 7 2019
The South is yet again preparing for more storms and flooding. This comes only a day after one person died due to storms in Louisiana and Oklahoma,…
Jun 7 2019
After a summer monsoon devastated the city of El Paso, Texas, in 2006, the community needed help. El Paso lies on the tip of the Chihuahuan Desert.…
Jun 7 2019
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) spearheaded a culvert replacement project as part of a long-range federally mandated “fish…
Jun 6 2019
In Sherman, Texas, leaders recently received an updated plan on flood control when city staff updated the city’s storm water utility fund. The update…
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…
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