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California beach installs erosion control barrier
California beach installs erosion control barrier ahead of storm
Dec 11 2018
Orange County Public Works installed more than 1,000 tons of rocks as a temporary erosion barrier on Capistrano Beach in Dana Point, Calif. The…
Southeast experiences floods following Winter Storm Diego
Southeast experiences floods following Winter Storm Diego
Dec 10 2018
Winter Storm Diego brought heavy rainfall and flooding to parts of the Southeast over the weekend. The winter storm caused flash floods throughout…
Dec 7 2018
On Dec. 6, Southern California faced a winter storm that brought several inches of snow and rain, as well as mudslides forcing mandatory evacuations…
Dec 7 2018
Tank Holding Acquires Buschman Water Tank Line Tank Holding Corp. has acquired Bushman USA’s water tank product line, and all the related assets,…
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Dec 6 2018
A team of scientists from University of Iowa have begun using computer models to monitor flood control in the Iowa Great Lakes, particularly the…
Sand mattress successfully combats erosion in Hawaii
Sand mattress successfully combats erosion in Hawaii
Dec 5 2018
A $3,000 sand mattress installed along Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, has proved successful at preventing beach erosion. One year after…
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Dec 4 2018
Columbia Gas Transmission has been fined $122,350 by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a lack of sediment and…
Dec 4 2018
Two renewable material providers, Stora Enso and startup Sulapac, collaborated to develop renewable and biodegradable straws. Traditional plastics…
New storm water plan proposed in Missouri town
New storm water plan proposed in Missouri town
Dec 3 2018
The Columbia, Mo., city council is considering a 20-year plan that would dictate how the city manages storm water and wastewater. If approved, the…
Nov 30 2018
A storm triggered flash flooding in areas affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. According to officials, the storm caused trees to fall …
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cleared to begin flood control project
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cleared to begin flood control project
Nov 30 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, city officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a project partnership agreement for a flood protection…
Pumping solution brings flood control to Malaysia
Pumping solution brings flood control to Malaysia
Nov 29 2018
Pump manufacturer Grundfos launched a pumping solution in Malaysia to help meet its growing flood management needs. Serving Malaysia’s water…
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Nov 29 2018
The Pima County Regional Flood Control District announced plans to remove approximately 150,000 cu yards of sediment from the bed of the Santa Cruz…
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
Nov 28 2018
Updated Nov. 30, 2018 The city of San Diego has reached an agreement with two local nonprofits, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Coastal Environmental…
Scientists use drone to monitor floodwaters
Scientists use drone to monitor floodwaters
Nov 28 2018
Scientists from Duke University have begun using autonomous boats and drones to survey and sample floodwaters in difficult to reach locations. The…
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Nov 27 2018
Timberlake, Va., residents have advocated for the creation of a local watershed improvement district in order to dredge Timber Lake, which has…
Cranberry farms work to combat coastal erosion
Cranberry farms work to combat coastal erosion
Nov 26 2018
Cranberry farmers in North Cove, Wash., have begun using dynamic revetments to protect coastal shorelines and cranberry bogs from saltwater…
Study investigates sediment pollution in Lake Mead
Study investigates sediment pollution in Lake Mead
Nov 26 2018
The Utah Division of Water Quality, U.S. Geological Society, National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation launched a study to determine the…
Houston flood education program receives grant
Houston flood education program receives grant
Nov 22 2018
The U.S. EPA selected the National Wildlife Federation’s Resilience Ambassadors Program in Houston as one of 37 organizations to receive funding…
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