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US President Biden declares state of emergency in Vermont as catastrophic flooding threatens state
13 July, 2023
President Biden has declared a state of emergency in the State of...
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Dewberry to assess South Carolina Dams
Monday, April 04, 2016 by Professional services firm Dewberry has been selected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assess dozens of South Carolina dams damaged during the October 2015 floods.

Gilkes repairs and recommissions flood damaged equipment
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by A hydropower plant in Stirlingshire, UK, is back in service a month after flooding in the turbine powerhouse damaged key equipment, Gilkes has announced.

Predictions for engineering the future
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 by Large-scale infrastructure projects are likely to on the agenda of international governments over the coming year, according to a list of predictions from environmental engineering...

UK rainfall records smashed in December 2015
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 by December 2015 will go down in meteorological history as one of the wettest – and warmest – on record in the UK, and will be remembered for devastating floods in northern England...

USACE stresses it is business as usual at Lewisville Dam
Friday, December 18, 2015 by The Fort Worth District of the US Army Corps of Engineers has issued a statement about the safety of their flood risk management reservoirs, stating that the facilities are operating...

Strengthening East Coast levee flood protection
Friday, December 18, 2015 by The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has completed work to strengthen a portion of Palm Beach County levee that protects tens of thousands of people from Palm Beach...

Cumbria floods: The impact of climate change on flood risk management
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 by Six years after record-breaking rainfall over the Cumbria fells, the north-west area of England has again been subjected to extreme rainfall that has led to widespread flooding....

Irish dams continue spilling after heavy rain
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 by Heavy rain and increased water inflows have prompted the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) in Ireland to alter operations at its storage facilities. As flood waters along the River...

Exceptional flooding hits northern England
Tuesday, December 08, 2015 by More than 3500 homes and businesses are reported to have been flooded over northern England, with 55,000 also experiencing power cuts, as Storm Desmond unleashed unprecedented...

Hydro projects partly to blame for floods in India, says govt report
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 by Hydropower plants in northern India contributed to the devastating floods that hit India last year, a government report has claimed.

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