Flood

January 11, 2013--Heat, flood or icy cold, extreme weather rages worldwide (New York Times)

Britons may remember 2012 as the year the weather spun off its rails in a chaotic concoction of drought, deluge and flooding, but the unpredictability of it all turns out to have been all too predictable: Around the world, extreme has become the new commonplace. Especially lately. China is enduring its coldest winter in nearly 30 years. Brazil is in the grip of a dreadful heat spell.


October 14, 2010--Nature and humans leaving indelible mark on rivers, harming the intricate food webs they support (Science Daily)

Rivers and streams supply the lifeblood of ecosystems across the globe, providing water for drinking and irrigation for humans as well as a wide array of life forms in rivers and streams from single-celled organisms all the way up to the fish humans eat.


August 12, 2009--Flood impact: City, FEMA disagree (Pueblo Chieftain)

Pueblo is completing its own hydrology report on Wild Horse Dry Creek that shows significantly lower floods during a 100-year flood than earlier federal estimates.

August 8, 2009--Warmer climate could raise Reno flood threat (Denver Post)

A warming climate could mean more floods in the Truckee Meadows, but officials say adopting recommendations in a new report could help limit the danger.

July 5, 2009--Alamosa levee not up to snuff (Pueblo Chieftain)

The tree-studded levee that protects the city of Alamosa from the Rio Grande no longer is up to snuff, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 26, 2009--Roaring Fork River near Aspen will see restoration work (Aspen Times)

Plans to dredge a slow, flat stretch of the Roaring Fork River east of Aspen won approval from Pitkin County commissioners Wednesday, but they put limits on how much nature can be manipulated.

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