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Section of New Orleans will try new approach to flood control

Section of New Orleans will try new approach to flood control

Public works projects in a part of the Big Easy, the Gentilly Resiliency District, will be designed to retain and control water rather than to try to keep it behind levees and floodwalls. For the first time, New Orleans will turn to a ..., 3 days ago

Fort Smith Port Operator Back In Business [Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.]

Jan. 06--Five Rivers Distribution in Fort Smith is back in business after a week under water in the worse flooding since 1990. The Port of Fort Smith operator's office was under 3 1/2 feet of Arkansas River water during the most recent deluge ...
 Bloomberg1 month ago

10 Years Later, Is New Orleans Ready For The Next Katrina?

By Peter Chawaga , Associate Editor, Water Online On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's storm surge breached 53 flood protection structures in the greater New Orleans area and left 80 percent of it underwater. The storm buffeted ...
 Water Online2 months ago

New Orleans Is Done Fighting Water

The city is using a big federal grant to filter and retain the stormwater it once banished. Unlike some other flood-prone, below-sea-level cities, New Orleans keeps its water hidden. Whereas Amsterdam and Venice channel the seas through a ...
 CityLab1 week ago

Louisiana Guard prepares for winter flooding

NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana National Guard has mobilized more than 70 personnel, with more expected in the coming days, to assist local, parish and state emergency officials in advance of expected river flooding at the request of the Governor's ...
 DVIDS4 weeks ago Flood-Prone Louisiana to Get $234M to Move Village, Control Stormwater  Insurance Journal1 week ago
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Louisiana Guardsmen continue building, monitoring flood barriers

NEW ORLEANS - Approximately 300 Louisiana National Guardsmen continue working across the state to build protective barriers against the approaching flood waters and to patrol levees in support of local, parish and state officials at the request of ...
 DVIDS3 weeks ago Louisiana Guard members continue building, monitoring flood barriers  National Guard3 weeks ago

Mississippi River's High Water Causing Problems

The U.S. Coast Guard closed a portion of the river near St. Louis to traffic Dec. 29, and levee inspections have been increased near New Orleans. High water levels in the Mississippi River are causing problems, as the late-December storms in the ...
 Occupational Health & Safety1 month ago Along the River Road: Churches and Religious Sites in St. James Parish, Louisiana  National Trust for Historic Preservation3 weeks ago Latest flood news: Northbound lanes of 55 now open  Equities.com1 month ago Worst Flooding in 20 Years Hits St. Louis Area  Occupational Health & Safety1 month ago

Spillway of swollen Mississippi River open near New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a major spillway Sunday near New Orleans for the first time in nearly five years, seeking to decrease the vast flow of the swollen Mississippi River as a safeguard to the low-lying city. ...
 Gnom.es3 weeks ago Bonnet Carre Spillway in New Orleans Opened Due to Rising Water Levels  Epoch Times3 weeks ago

Evacuations continue in Missouri as 19 levees deemed 'highly vulnerable to flooding'

Intense flooding has killed at least 20 people and forced hundreds of roads to close across Missouri and Illinois. Rain-swollen rivers will set records in the Mississippi River basin through much of January. Flooding on the middle and lower ...
 MSN Canada1 month ago

Michael Moore's Flint Revolution: More Government

Demands corrupt and fraud-ridden federal agencies take over the state of Michigan Kurt Nimmo Prison Filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore says the people of Michigan should be held responsible for the water crisis in Flint ...
 PrisonPlanet1 week ago 'Join Us in a Revolt': Michael Moore Pens Open Letter on How to Help Victims of Flint Water Crisis  AlterNet.org1 week ago White House appoints federal official to lead Flint response  Equilibrio Informativo2 weeks ago
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