Better Mapping, Mitigation Will Benefit National Flood Insurance Program, Senators Told
With the deadline for Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program fast approaching, witnesses before a key Senate committee call for more hazard mitigation and better flood mapping....

Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Digital Maps Provide Views of Potential Flooding in Washington, D.C., Region

The Case for Tolerable Risk Guidelines to Manage Flood Risk: Nature Bats Last
Since ancient times, people have used levees to reduce flood risk. We have built over 30,000 miles of levees in the U.S., largely on the belief that levies will unconditionally protect people who live...

San Antonio Creek Project Combines Flood Relief with Urban Renewal

Art by Design
The University of Iowa’s Visual Arts Building opened last fall on a campus that is still recovering from flooding in 2008 that caused nearly $800 million in damage. The structure houses the university’s...

Green Guardian
As part of a detailed flood control project, the City of Meriden, Connecticut, unearthed a hidden stretch of Harbor Brook, the waterway that passes through its downtown. Combining flood control and economic...

Green Guardian
As part of a detailed flood control project, the City of Meriden, Connecticut, unearthed a hidden stretch of Harbor Brook, the waterway that passes through its downtown. Combining flood control and economic...

Deadline for Reauthorizing National Flood Insurance Program Looms Large
As the September 30 deadline for reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program approaches, Congress has taken only initial steps to devise a legislative solution....

Inflatable Plug Protects Subway Tunnels from Floodwaters
After more than a decade of work, scientists and engineers have unveiled a resilient tunnel plug capable of keeping water out of tunnels during floods....

Study Says Restoring Wetlands in Midwest Could Reduce Flooding

Proposed Rule Specifies Stricter Floodplain Requirements for Projects Funded by FEMA

Global Open Access Flood Data Set Released

"Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles", By Jon Wilkman. New York City: Bloomsbury Press, 2016

CH2M HILL to Lead Effort to Revamp London's Flood Defenses

Improved Channel Reduces Flash Flooding Risk for Colorado Town

Appendix B Exploring Flood Nonstationarity in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions of the United States
This back matter contains appendix B....

Dry Dams and the Dayton Flood of 1913: The Origins of Integrated Systems Engineering Concepts
This article examines the history of integrated flood protection with particular focus on the 1913 Dayton Flood....

Florida Park Provides Flood Control, Recreation, and Entertainment

 

 

 

 

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