Jan. 13, 2014 03:33
IN FAR TOO MANY AMERICAN CITIES, it’s a common sight: the quickly formed, temporary lakes and rivers that pop up after a good-sized downpour. These “waterways” run alongside urban streets, sometimes engulfing entire lanes, and surprising motorists who go splashing through them....
May 19, 2014 11:41
If dirt would just stay put, there’d be no problem. But, as we all know, dirt doesn’t stay put. Once disturbed, the earth’s topsoil tends to wander off and get lost someplace. Wind blows it away, feet and vehicles track it out, and stormwater washes it away....
May 19, 2014 11:41
If you were to look at a map of the United States and highlight the areas where there is drought, I believe it would amaze you. Some of the states that are in severe drought conditions include Texas, Arizona, California and Oklahoma, just to name a few....
April 10, 2014 06:26
A stormwater drainage creek in Columbus, Georgia, that runs between a homeowner’s property and an urban forest owned by a local cemetery is causing problems. On dry days, the creek is a trickle, but during and after heavy rains it’s a raging river, and is causing erosion of the riverbank....

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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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