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Dewberry Teams Provide Technical Analyses; On-Site Assessments Following Major Flooding Events

April 24, 2017 - in News, Projects, Water

Dozens of Dewberry employees have supported the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with technical analyses of flood impacts and on-site damage assessments over the past several months, under the firm’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Remote…

Atkins Donates $10,000 to American Red Cross for Louisiana Flood Relief

September 2, 2016 - in News

In the wake of devastating floods in Louisiana, Atkins has donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help aid in recovery and relief efforts. The Red…

New Willamette River Flood Inundation Maps to Aid Residents and Emergency Managers

April 19, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling, Stormwater

PORTLAND, Ore. — New flood inundation maps focused on the Coast Fork Willamette River near Goshen, Oregon were published online Wednesday by the U.S.…

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…

The European Environment Agency Releases a Report on Green Infrastructure

September 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Water

Building and managing a well-planned network of natural areas might provide an effective and, in many cases, cheaper solution for coping with natural disasters such as floods or landslides. A new report published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA)…

NOAA’s Expanded Flood Information Tool Promotes Resilience

April 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Stormwater

April 21, 2015—A NOAA flood exposure risk mapping tool that was developed in New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania has now been expanded to cover coastal areas along the entire U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. The Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper,…

Urban Resilience in the Smart City: River Flood and Forest Fire Early Detection

April 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors

Urban and territorial management systems based on wireless sensor networks already maintain and prevent the disruption of essential city services, in Smart City installations across the globe. By linking the physical world to the Internet, Internet of Things…

Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package

March 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Supply

SACRAMENTO, March 19, 2015—Mobilizing state resources to face another year of extreme dry conditions, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, and Republican Leaders Senator Bob…

New Interactive Flood Warning Maps for the Blue River Basin in Kansas and Missouri

February 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Stormwater

Feb. 26, 2015—A new interactive online tool to improve flood warnings and emergency management is now available in selected parts of Johnson County, Kansas, and Jackson County, Missouri. These new maps were developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation…