A Leadtime Driven Flood Warning Response Plan Design
(No paper) The paper examines the optimal combination of predictive and detective capabilities in the development of the Wickenburg Flood Response Plan and extrapolates those findings...

Interactive Flood Response Plans: Internet/Intranet Formats with National Implications
(No paper) An effective flood response plan takes into account the needs of and utility to the end user of that plan—namely the local emergency response community. A flood response plan...

Saving San Antonio
During an October 1998 flood, excess flow from the San Antonio River was funneled into a 3.1 mi (5 km) long, 24 ft (7.3 m) wide concrete-lined tunnel beneath the city that emptied into...

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment for Lifelines, Part 1: Overview and Approach

Breakup on the Upper St. John River

Abutment Scour at Small, Severely Contracted Bridges

Low-Cost Ice Control Structures for Small Rivers

The Effects of Holes Drilled in a River Ice Cover on the Heat Transfer at the Ice/Water Interface

Effect of Multiple Floating Events on a 275 cm (108-inch) Diameter Pipeline

Predicting with Precision
In many urban areas flood prediction systems are inadequate. Most rely on networks of widely dispersed rain gauges that often fail to provide sufficient geographic coverage to characterize...

Step by Step
A small townhouse community in suburban Maryland experienced repeated flooding from a nearby stream, which had eroded as the community grew from rural to suburban. By involving the affected...

Detecting Ice Jam Events

Higher Ground
Thirty floods over the course of a century, capped by three major floods in 1993, finally convinced residents of Pattonsburg, Mo., that it was time to move the entire town to higher ground....

Real Time Oceanographic Data from the Santa Barbara Channel-Santa Maria Basin Circulation Study Used for Oil Spill Response

Littoral Cell Management Planning Along the Oregon Coast

The State of Our Coasts

A Corps Chief Looks at Rising Tide
A former head of the U.S. Army corps of Engineers reviews a book about the Great Flood of 1927. The book, entitled, Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed...

Inviting Trouble Downstream
When dam-building advocates, representing power generation, irrigation and flood control interests, get their project built, flood control ranks third in priority. Soon, development encroaches...

Floodplain Management
On July 28th, 1997, the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, experienced devastating floods on Spring Creek that resulted in property damage and loss of life. As part of the local floodplain...

South Platte River Enhancement-North Denver

 

 

 

 

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