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New Coastal Flood Risk Model for the UK

February 9, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

Flooding from the sea represents a major threat to the UK; this was demonstrated most recently during the winter of 2013/14, when widespread flooding and damage occurred around much of the coastline. Whilst major advances have helped us to better assess flood…

Record Missouri Flooding Was Manmade Calamity, Scientist Says

February 8, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Stormwater

At the end of December 2015, a huge storm named "Goliath" dumped 9-10 inches of rain in a belt across the central United States, centered just southwest…

Reducing Flood Risks and Restoring Healthy Ecosystems

January 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Stormwater, Surveying/Mapping

Floodplains once covered wide stretches along European rivers, but today only fractions of them remain. These ecosystems have an important role to play…

Beacon Award Winning Sunderland City Council Selects InfoWorks ICM for Local Flood Risk Management

January 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

Broomfield, Col., Jan. 19, 2016 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Sunderland City Council, UK, has selected InfoWorks ICM Suite, the industry’s leading…

ADS Announces Addition of New StormTech Chamber

January 21, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Products, Stormwater

HILLIARD, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2016—Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE: WMS) today announced that it has added a low-profile, high strength chamber to its StormTech product line. The StormTech SC-160LP Chamber is 12-inches tall with an installed volume…

Drainage Master Plan Underway in New York

January 20, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Stormwater

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a contract to develop a drainage master plan for a 40-square-mile area in Orange County, New York. The town of Blooming Grove and adjacent villages that were among the 102 storm-affected communities across New York…

Arkansas Christmas Flooding Most Extensive in 25 Years on Some Rivers

January 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

Significant flood peaks occurred across the Arkansas, White and Red River Basins in Arkansas beginning on Dec. 26 and the rivers are still high, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. “The flooding that began Christmas weekend is the most extensive and…

Civil Engineering Researchers to Participate in Flood Reconnaissance Mission

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas engineering researchers – experts in the study of how soil reacts to stress caused by earthquakes or floods – are participating in a multi-institutional research mission to document the effects of recent, severe…

USGS Records Historic Christmas Flooding in Arkansas

January 4, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

More than 30 streamgages in Arkansas operated by the USGS experienced a “top 10” flood, meaning this flood event was one of the ten highest flood events ever recorded at these streamgages. Heavy rainfall of up to 10 inches in northern and western Arkansas…