Flood Control

Jan 12 2018

Search efforts in Montecito, Calif., continue following the mudslides that devastated Santa Barbara county Jan. 9. With 17 people now...

California faces threat of mudslides
Jan 10 2018

On Jan. 9, mudslides devastated Southern California, resulting in the...

Houston area counties collaborate on flood control study
Jan 10 2018

The counties of Harris and Montgomery, Texas, voted to partner in a...

California faces threat of mudslides
Jan 9 2018

Heavy rains led to...

Winter storm grayson battered coastlines
Jan 5 2018

Winter Storm Grayson battered the East Coast Jan. 4, resulting in up to 18 in. of snow, winds of 70 mph and coastal flooding. The...

Louisiana works to create coastal erosion control plan
Dec 28 2017

Louisiana drafted a plan to declare high-risk coastal areas uninhabitable. The plan called...

students create flood control plan
Dec 15 2017

The Deer Path Braves 8th Grade Varsity Robotics Team, based in Lake Forest, Ill., was tasked with finding an innovative solution to a...

Oroville dam shows cracks
Dec 6 2017

New construction on the Oroville Dam spillway in Butte County, Ca., has developed hairline cracks. The spillway,...

China's green infrastructure initiative
Nov 28 2017

China has implemented a national project known as the...

Harvey responders contract flesh-eating infection
Oct 27 2017

Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, the storm claimed another life. Josue Zurita, a 31-year-old father and carpenter,...

Oct 19 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded approximately $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the...

Chicago floods Oct. 14
Oct 16 2017

The Chicago area experienced heavy rainfall Oct. 14, causing the city and surrounding suburbs to experience flash...

NRCS funds flood projects
Oct 13 2017

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $150 million in funding for 48 new projects through the Watershed Protection and Flood...

Nate hits U.S.
Oct 9 2017

Hurricane Nate made U.S. landfall Oct...

Arcadis selected for New York project
Sep 28 2017

Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets...