Flood Control

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Sep 7 2017
Hurricane Irma left its mark on the Caribbean and is quickly moving toward Florida. Its aftermath is acutely felt on the islands—Barbuda, St.…
Sep 6 2017
Areas in Texas and Louisiana hit by Hurricane Harvey have began to recover from the storm, receiving aid in many forms.    The U.S. House of…
Sep 6 2017
Hurricane Irma was named the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean outside the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. With 185-mph winds…
Sep 5 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Crosby Volunteer Fire Department, Harris…
Sep 1 2017
As floodwaters begin to recede in Houston, the extent of damage is becoming more clear. The death toll from the storm is up to 39 people, and more…
Sep 1 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) released the following statement in regards…
Aug 24 2017
The King County Flood Control District (FCD) Board of Supervisors gave its unanimous approval for funding to reduce flooding on property in Redmond,…
Aug 23 2017
Kansas City, Mo., residents blamed the local QuikTrip establishment for a rise in flooding in the area, particularly near Indian Creek. Though the…
Aug 22 2017
The city of Sterling, Wis., announced it is prioritizing storm water sewer projects. It plans to accomplish eight of 10 storm water sewer projects on…
Aug 15 2017
Image courtesy of Arcadis.  Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million…
Aug 15 2017
Floodex Europe is an international trade show for flood control, flood prevention, flood mitigation, drainage, and water level management in rural,…
Aug 10 2017
The beaches of Los Angeles County, Calif., are some of the most recognizable and popular in the world. They feature cliffs, tide pools and marine…
Aug 10 2017
After more than 40 years of research documenting detrimental effects of impervious surfaces on the environment and a decade of honing our…
Jul 31 2017
The Drainage and Flood Control Summit will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 26 to 27, 2017. The event will bring stakeholders and speakers…
Jul 31 2017
In an action that will be among the first in the nation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed to partner with Santa Clara Valley Water District to…
Jul 26 2017
The Chicago area experienced heavy rainfall and major flooding over nearly two weeks in July 2017. Rivers, land and infrastructure were inundated…
Jun 22 2017
The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors took action to speed up a flood protection project along Coyote Creek that would reduce…
Jun 16 2017
The city of Lakeland, Fla., adopted Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology from Sensus, a Xylem brand, to monitor lake water levels and prevent flooding…
Jun 7 2017
The Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Program, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, and Redstone…
Jun 6 2017
Water is discharged into Barnegat Bay. Running along the Barnegat Peninsula—a thin sliver of land located between the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay…
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