March 15, 2016 12:37
Since November, it seems that everyone has been waiting for El Niño to arrive. We’re still waiting. A few weeks ago, the waves in Hawaii rose to 50 feet. They said that was El Niño. By mid-December, Oregon experienced a rain event that dumped three inches of rain in one day....
Nov. 17, 2015 10:43
At the beginning of this year an end finally came to the drought in Texas. It sustained itself for four years as we watched millions of trees die from lack of water and hundreds of thousands of acres of land turn to desert. When the drought broke, the rains came, followed by flooding....
Sept. 17, 2015 10:28
Colorado Cities Join Forces to Manage Stormwater The cities of Pueblo and Colorado Springs are partnering up to battle stormwater. The biggest issue they want to address is flooding on Fountain Creek. Some residents have lost as many as ten acres of land, due to insufficient stormwater management and flooding in the area....
July 13, 2015 02:30
Now that the Lake fire that burned two percent of the San Bernardino National Forest in California has been put out, officials in the area have placed residents on a high-alert for flooding. The exp...
July 18, 2011 04:48
As the waters rise along the Mississippi River, flooding homes and destroying property from Arkansas to Louisiana, images of the devastation dominate the media. But once the waters recede, reporters rush to cover another breaking news story, leaving behind a false sense of security that the danger is over....

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In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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