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Mar 7 2017
The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors approved reallocating funds in an existing contract with the San Jose Conservation Corps and…
Feb 23 2017
Santa Clara Valley Water District crews in California have completed temporary repairs on the Coyote Canal north of Cochrane Road. With this repair,…
Feb 15 2017
Despite the state of California’s recent drought, nearly 200,000 residents this week faced the threat of massive flooding. As of Feb. 14, residents…
Feb 14 2017
Nearly 200,000 Oroville, Calif., residents were ordered to evacuate from the area below the Lake Oroville Dam. After recent heavy rains, the…
Jan 25 2017
RSA Protective Technologies LLC developed the Movable Barrier Floodwall System (MBFS) to prevent flooding for municipalities, federal projects,…
Jan 9 2017
The Clearlake, Calif., Police Department has issued a road closure due to rain and flooding and has reported on a separate sewage leak in another…
Dec 29 2016
StormTrap offers water treatment applications to capture and remove trash and debris, floatables, hydrocarbons and sediments from waterways,…
Dec 21 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 25 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that…
Dec 20 2016
KAI Design & Build was contracted by the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) to provide emergency relief services after historic rains…
Dec 14 2016
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Arctic Research Program released its annual Arctic Report Card at the American…
Dec 12 2016
The Wolf Creek Watershed on the University of Kentucky campus was overwhelmed by increased storm water runoff after years of development. A nearby…
Dec 6 2016
Arcadis published a study of Coney Island Creek and its surrounding areas to develop recommendations for improved flood protection that minimizes…
Nov 29 2016
The Village of Northbrook, Ill.; the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD); and Northbrook Park District officials…
Nov 9 2016
Atkins has been selected by the Clark County Regional Flood Control District to prepare the 2018 Las Vegas Valley Master Plan Update (MPU) and help…
Oct 12 2016
Hurricane Matthew may be gone, but the effects of the deadly winds and floods will be felt in Haiti and the southeastern U.S. for much longer than…
Oct 6 2016
The National Groundwater Assn. (NGWA) shared steps for homeowners to protect water wells during hurricane flooding. Those in areas threatened by…
Sep 14 2016
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) honored the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) with a resolution for its…
Sep 7 2016
The challenges in a recent renovation to Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo centered on both its location and its history. Founded in 1868, the zoo is one of…
Sep 7 2016
Cleveland Clinic has pledged to investigate creative solutions to environmental challenges that benefit the community and support economic health. As…
Sep 6 2016
In April and May 2011, Smithland, Ky., dealt with its most dire floods to date. In a short period of time, the community of approximately 400 people…
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