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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $5 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Flood-Damaged Roads in Texas

May 28, 2015 - in Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $5 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the Texas Department of Transportation…

USGS Streamgages Measure Major Flooding in South Dakota

May 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

May 19, 2015—U.S. Geological Survey streamflow gages are recording major flooding on the White River and Cheyenne River as the result of recent snow…

Ambiental Launches New Cloud Based, Property Level Flood Risk Checking Service

April 28, 2015—Decision making around flood risk has never been more crucial for the profitability of the insurance industry with an estimated 5 million…

Model Helps City Planners Prepare to Weather Large Storms

MADISON, Wisc., April 1, 2015—How society should respond to climate change may be a global-scale debate, but University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers know that preparing for climate change's impact on weather is a profoundly local problem. Professor of…

Caltrans Keeps Motorists Above Water During Flooding

February 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 – Watch Caltrans’ latest News Flash video for an on-site look at floodwater inundation on the northern coast of California's state highway system. The North Coast was hit by a storm series generated by an “atmospheric…

North Dakota Senate Approves Flood Diversion Funding

February 25, 2015 - in Financial, Maintenance

Feb. 25, 2015—The North Dakota Senate has approved funding for the F-M Area Diversion Project by a unanimous vote of 46-0. Senate Bill 2020 (SB2020) includes $69 million for the Diversion, and will now cross over to the House where it will go through the…

Innovyze Releases SWMMLive Generation V5.5, Powering Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

February 17, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Feb. 17, 2015 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of the V5.5 Generation of its SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting,…

Researchers Find East Coast Hurricanes Can Flood the Midwest

November 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater, Water

Located hundreds of miles inland from the nearest ocean, the Midwest is unaffected by North Atlantic hurricanes. Or is it? With the Nov. 30 end of the 2014 hurricane season just weeks away, a University of Iowa researcher and his colleagues have found that…

USGS Measures Flooding in Arizona

August 22, 2014 - in Emergency, Projects, Stormwater, Water

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding after heavy rainfall occurred in northern portions of Maricopa County, Arizona. USGS scientists and technicians are measuring high flood flows on Skunk Creek, Cave Creek, New River, Agua Fria River,…

Mid-Atlantic Experiences the Most Nuisance Flooding Since the 1960s

August 18, 2014 - in Projects, Stormwater

Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding”--which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure--are on the East Coast, according to…