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Historic mill town concerns expanding flood control measures
Historic mill town concerns expanding flood control measures
Sep 19 2018
On Sept. 17, the Howard County Council held a legislative hearing on plans to mitigate flooding in Ellicott City, Md. The council is considering…
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Sep 19 2018
On Sept. 15, community partners and volunteers teamed up at Alice’s Garden, a community garden in the Milwaukee neighborhood of Lindsay Heights, to…
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Sep 18 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued Tryon Equestrian Partners multiple notices of violation for lack of erosion…
California approves state funding for Napa flood control projects
California approves state funding for Napa flood control projects
Sep 18 2018
On Sept. 14, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1073, which authorizes state funding for flood control projects in the city of Napa,…
Sep 17 2018
Illinois capital upgrades system to mitigate flooding.
Tropical Depression Florence continues to threaten rainfall
Tropical Depression Florence continues to threaten rainfall
Sep 17 2018
Updated Sept. 19, 8 a.m. Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical depression, Florence has claimed the lives of at least 37 people and continues to…
The Category 1 storm threatens widespread flooding
The Category 1 storm threatens widespread flooding
Sep 14 2018
Updated Sept. 15, 8:42 a.m. Hurricane Florence began moving over South Carolina early Saturday, Sept. 15, but it's main band is hovering over North…
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Sep 13 2018
On Sept. 10, U.S. Senate and House lawmakers reached an agreement on America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. Next, the bipartisan legislation…
Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 2, flood risk remains
Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 2, flood risk remains
Sep 13 2018
Read a Sept. 13 update here.  Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane, but the threat of dangerous winds, storm surges and…
Bottled water pallets discovered untouched post-Hurricane Maria
Bottled water pallets discovered untouched post-Hurricane Maria
Sep 13 2018
New photos have revealed millions of water bottles intended for survivors of Hurricane Maria sitting on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, more than a…
Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas
Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas
Sep 12 2018
Hurricane Florence is forecast to curve just off of North Carolina’s coast and turn south, hitting South Carolina with the brunt of its Category 4…
Recent storms have resulted in extensive flood damages for Wisconsin
Recent storms have resulted in extensive flood damages for Wisconsin
Sep 11 2018
Recent storms and flooding in Wisconsin that began Aug. 17 have caused at least $208.7 million in damage, including $98.2 million in damage to homes…
Dam removal uses drones to monitor sediment movement
Dam removal uses drones to monitor sediment movement
Sep 11 2018
On Sept. 5, the removal of the Bloede Dam from the Lower Patapsco River near Ilchester, Md., began. Researchers from the University of Maryland are…
Naval base leaks wastewater following connection with storm water system
Naval base leaks wastewater following connection with storm water system
Sep 10 2018
Naval Base Kitsap discovered a long-term sewage spill that leaked an estimated 450,000 gal of wastewater into the Puget Sound during the past two…
Hurricane Florence threatens mid-Atlantic coast
Hurricane Florence threatens mid-Atlantic coast
Sep 10 2018
The National Hurricane Center predicted that Hurricane Florence will hit the mid-Atlantic coast late Sept. 13 or early Sept. 14. Most storm models…
Storm water runoff at Foxconn construction site raises concerns
Storm water runoff at Foxconn construction site raises concerns
Sep 7 2018
Storm water runoff was reported flowing from the Foxconn Technology Group construction site in Mount Pleasant, Wis., into the Pike River, following…
Sep 6 2018
After Hurricane Sandy swept through the Atlantic coast in 2012, there was significant damage from flooding. A Brooklyn, N.Y., luxury car dealership…
Sep 6 2018
Much of the pollution in the nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials, such as fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals.…
Sep 6 2018
The El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in Irvine, Calif., was built in 1942. To build the runway and roadways to aid base operations, a mixed open…
Sep 6 2018
With nearly 10 million people living in Los Angeles County, each resident's contribution to storm water trash pollution adds up quickly and creates…
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