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CoreLogic Expands Natural Catastrophe Risk Management Solution with Addition of Probabilistic Flood Model

September 14, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Products, Stormwater

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015—CoreLogic, a leading residential property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released an expanded version of its natural catastrophe risk management solution, which features a new comprehensive…

Next Steps For Nepal’s Recovery As Experts Greenlight Key Tourist Treks

NEPAL – One of the most popular trekking areas of Nepal has been given the green light by experts three months after powerful earthquakes rocked the…

New Online Tool Tracks Water Quality in the Nation’s Rivers and Streams

A new USGS online tool provides graphical summaries of nutrients and sediment levels in rivers and streams across the Nation. The online tool can be used…

DOT Fact Sheets Highlight Grim State of U.S. Roads and Bridges

July 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The Highway Trust Fund is set to expire on July 31. Without action from Congress, federal funding for transportation will come to a screeching halt. And with it, so will traffic in many places across the country. Over the last six years, Congress…

Caltech, JPL Team Captures Movement on Nepal Earthquake Fault Rupture

May 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Using a combination of satellite radar imaging data, GPS data measured in and near Nepal, and seismic observations from instruments around the world, Caltech and JPL scientists have constructed a preliminary picture of what happened below Earth's surface during…

Dewberry Selected to Perform Comprehensive Sea Level Rise Analysis in Virginia Beach

April 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Stormwater, Surveying/Mapping

FAIRFAX, Va., April 20, 2015—Dewberry was selected by the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, to perform a comprehensive sea level rise (SLR) and recurrent flooding analysis resulting in an adaptation planning study. SLR rates for Virginia Beach are in the…

Michigan Road Conditions Keep Declining According to Recent Report

February 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Feb. 17, 2015—Initial results from an annual rating of Michigan road conditions show that 38 percent of the state's paved federal-aid system is in poor condition, up from 33 percent in 2013. The 2014 rating was performed on behalf of the Transportation Asset…

Idaho Transportation Board Addresses Status of Roads and Bridges

January 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Board outlined the current status and future of Idaho’s roads and bridges. The board met in joint session with the House and Senate Transportation committees. Addressing these concerns, Board Chairman Jerry Whitehead said…

The UK Undertakes a Large-Scale Gas Network Assessment

October 16, 2014 - in Energy, Pipelines

Loughborough, UK, Oct. 16, 2014—The Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) has awarded a major contract to DNV GL to project manage its Gas Vector Transition Pathways Development Project. Between now and 2050, the energy systems of the UK and Europe are…

Inspectors Out Looking at Napa Quake Damage

August 28, 2014 - in Buildings, Maintenance

A small platoon of building inspectors scoured Napa’s central core Monday, visiting commercial and residential properties door to door in what is likely to become an arduous task of assessing the full extent of Sunday’s earthquake. About 30 inspection…