Flood Management

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Name: Flood Management
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

LAHORE - Govt under fire over flood management

LAHOREShoora of Jamaat-e-Islami expressed deep grief over heavy loss of life and property caused by floods and deplored that the government had failed to make necessary steps to protect the masses from devastation.A resolution adopted by Shoora stressed ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Engaged voters grill Markham candidates in Thornhill

There was no shortage of controversy at the all-candidates debate Thursday night in Thornhill.Take your pick of issues debated.Markham’s arena “fiasco” as one candidate called it; transparency at city hall; flood management; the “criminal reco ... [Published York Region.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Work To Reduce Flooding In Leicester To Begin

Work to help reduce flood risk in Leicester is to begin on Monday, 22nd September.The work, by the Environment Agency and Leicester County Council, will take place on a section of the River Biam near the Great Central Way and will remove a build up of ... [Published Construction.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Protecting buildings and communities from floods

The winter of 2013-2014 again emphasised the vulnerability of the built environment against floods, with 5,000 properties flooded in England and Wales between December 2013 and February 2014 and more than 130 severe flood warnings issued.Coastal surges ... [Published Building4change - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Environment Agency starts work on first phase of Leicester flood risk scheme

The Environment Agency is starting work on part of the first phase of Leicester’s flood risk management scheme  - the first in a series of green infrastructure and conveyance improvements along the River Soar.The work, which is expected to last for 6 ... [Published WaterBriefing - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Representatives meet from Eel River Delta Restoration Project

FORTUNA - The habitat in and around the eel river is suffering and the nearby wildlife and communities are feeling the effects. But the Eel River Delta Restoration Project is addressing the issues of diminishing habitat and much more in three projects. ... [Published News Channel 3 - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Our side of the flood story

Estimates are still being made to ascertain if the devastation wrought by this year’s flash floods is as extensive as caused by the deluge in 2010.Whatever the conclusion, it was enough to underline that Pakistan is far from finding a fix for monsoon ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Flood management disaster

Our decisi­on-makers remain conten­t to rely on reacti­onary and tokeni­stic measur­es in respon­se to natura­l disast­ers.The writer is a post-doctoral fellow at McGill UniversityWhile the damage is not as severe as it was back in 2010, floods this year ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Environment Agency sets out plans for £100m+ Oxford flood alleviation scheme

The Environment Agency has set out the latest plans for the proposed £100 million Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme.Following flooding in early 2014, flood risk management options for Oxford and Abingdon are being reviewed and progressed as the Oxford and ... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

9/18/2014: NATION: PANEL TO REVIEW FLOOD MANAGEMENT

NEW DELHI: With the state reeling under its worst flood in 60 years, a parliament panel has decided to review the flood management and the compensation system for victims. The committee has decided to take up seven issues for review in the next few.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Public consultation starts on flood management

VIEWS are sought on flood management plans for Shoreham Harbour.The four-week public consultation starts tomorrow, September 18, and runs until Wednesday, October 15.Residents, businesses and other organisations across Adur, Brighton and Hove are being ... [Published West Sussex Today - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Flood Risk Management – what you need to know

The recent catastrophic flooding across many areas of the UK is forcing specifiers, consultants and contractors to look beyond merely achieving the minimum necessary when it comes to managing water. JDP explores solutions in this special white paper ... [Published WWT - Sep 17 2014]

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...governments can -- and do -- efficiently deliver services and are happy to take on expanded roles, given the resources to manage them," it said. "However, downloading without access to new sources of funding is stretching local government resources thin, especially in the context of climate change impacts."
"The project has strong merits and this prolonged process leaves thousands of residences, businesses and infrastructure in the towns and counties along the Rahway RiverRiver basin vulnerable to more flooding and more clean-up costs as a result of future storms" he noted

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What's Squeezing Cities? [Published TheTyee.ca - 7 mins ago]
LAHORE - Govt under fire over flood management [Published The Nation Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
NEWS IN PICTURES - Hundereds of motorists got s... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 3 hours ago]
Engaged voters grill Markham candidates in Thor... [Published YorkRegion.com - 8 hours ago]
Engaged voters grill Markham candidates in Thor... [Published York Region.com - 8 hours ago]
The Path to Resiliency [Published Housingfinance.com - 9 hours ago]
The 'Water Bond': Gov. Jerry Brown’s Payoff to ... [Published Breitbart.com - 9 hours ago]
Work To Reduce Flooding In Leicester To Begin [Published Construction.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
The 'Water Bond': Gov. Jerry Brown’s payoff to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
DSRSD Endorses Water Bond on November Ballot [Published Danville Patch - 14 hours ago]
Protecting buildings and communities from floods [Published Building4change - 15 hours ago]
Environment Agency starts work on first phase o... [Published WaterBriefing - 19 hours ago]
Environment Agency reports on flood and coastal... [Published WaterBriefing - 19 hours ago]
All Ready for Leicester’s Flood Risk Scheme [Published Dredging Today - 21 hours ago]
There's no Catch-22 when it comes to water catc... [Published Utility Week - 23 hours ago]
Representatives meet from Eel River Delta Resto... [Published News Channel 3 - Sep 19 2014]
Our side of the flood story [Published DAWN Group - Sep 19 2014]
Mayors' council reports support from D.C. reps [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 18 2014]
Flood management disaster [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Tennessee Silver Jackets Charter Signing Ceremo... [Published DVIDS - Sep 18 2014]
Press release: Flood risk work to start in Leic... [Published Department for Transport - Sep 18 2014]
Work will reduce flood risk [Published Leicester City Council - Sep 18 2014]
SARA Invests in Innovative Flood Forecasting So... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Sep 18 2014]
Environment Agency sets out plans for £100m+ Ox... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 18 2014]
Oxford and Abingdon: Reducing Flood Risk [Published Dredging Today - Sep 18 2014]
Major ADB financing for Bhasha Dam ruled out [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 18 2014]
Pakistan needs political stability to ensure ec... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 18 2014]
9/18/2014: NATION: PANEL TO REVIEW FLOOD MANAGE... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 18 2014]
ADB President becomes cautious on Bhasha dam [Published Business Recorder - Sep 18 2014]
Downpours flood Ranong, Chumphon [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 18 2014]
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The 'Water Bond': Gov. Jerry Brown’s payoff to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
Proposition #1 isn’t a water infrastructure bond, it’s nothing more than a $7.12 Billion payoff to the enviro-extremists who control natural resources in California. What else do you call it when over 50% of the money is being used to fund the daily ...
9 Ways to Support San Joaquin River Restoration... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 11 2014]
Monty Schmitt, Senior Scientist, San Joaquin River Project Manager, San Francisco As I blogged about in July , CNN reporter John Sutter recently completed an amazing source-to-sea journey down the San Joaquin River. Last week he published an extraordinary ...
Legislature Agrees to $7.5B Water Bond [Published Calitics - Front Page - Aug 14 2014]
Bond includes additional storage money from Governor's previous $6B proposal by Brian Leubitz It is a rare day in California when our Republicans are pushing for additional debt, but that is exactly what happened in the negotiations surrounding ...
Nigeria: Integrating indigenous knowledge and s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
Source: Climate and Development Knowledge NetworkCountry: Nigeria Coastal wetlands and ecosystems in the Niger Delta are increasingly threatened by increased flooding and associated degradation of the coastal environment. The increased intensity of coastal ...
World: Integrating indigenous knowledge and sci... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
Source: Climate and Development Knowledge NetworkCountry: Nigeria, World Coastal wetlands and ecosystems in the Niger Delta are increasingly threatened by increased flooding and associated degradation of the coastal environment. The increased intensity ...
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