Flood Management

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Name: Flood Management
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Millions needed to upgrade York's flood defences

MILLIONS of pounds need to be spent on bolstering York's flood defences, a new report has revealed.A long-awaited draft Flood Risk Management strategy has finally been produced by City of York Council , in conjunction with key partners including the Environment ... [Published York Press - 13 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

$644,439 successful grant bids

Since April 2013 Upper Lachlan Council has improved its income by $644,439 with successful bids for special purpose grants. Since April 2013 Upper Lachlan Council has improved its income by $644,439 with successful bids for special purpose grants. The ... [Published Crookwell Gazette - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Councils election wish list

The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) has released its local government wish list ahead of the November state election, with 51 commitments sought from all political parties.The MAV President, Cr Bill McArthur said councils were committed to stronger ... [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

New government measures to help in flood protection

Muscat: The Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources has introduced new policies and standards to assist other organisations in making flood protection decisions.According to Dr Aisha Mufti Al Qurashi, an adviser at the ministry, the organisation ... [Published Times of Oman - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Public give up their valuable time to help

First published in Your LettersEvery community relies on a bedrock of dedicated volunteers, but so often their priceless work takes place away from the public eye and remains unacknowledged.That is why I want to make a special effort to single out the ... [Published Bucks Free Press - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Flooding, Action, Resilience
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Faster, more accurate flood warnings through EU research

Three EU-funded research projects - Imprints, WeSenseIt and UrbanFlood - have developed unique forecasting and alert systems to provide faster, more accurate flood warnings to notify communities of impending floods.Imprints software provides a real-time ... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Final environmental and social assessment report

adjacent land, adverse environmental impacts, adverse impacts, Agricultural Activities, Agricultural Development, agricultural intensification, agricultural lands, agricultural ...See More + practices, agricultural production, agricultural productivity, ... [Published World Bank - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Victorian councils want to set own rates

VICTORIAN councils want to retain control over their budgets and rates, rejecting a Labor plan to cap rates.MUNICIPAL Association of Victoria (MAV) president Councillor Bill McArthur said whichever party wins the November state election needs to respect ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Fazeley section of multi-million pound flood risk management scheme complete

The £3.5million Fazeley section of the Lower Tame Flood Risk Management Scheme is now complete.The scheme, which protects 250 properties in Fazeley from a 0.5 percent chance of flooding in any given year, has been under construction for 14 months.To signify ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Blueprint to tackle waterlogging

Guwahati, Aug. 28: Dispur has chalked out a slew of measures to tackle artificial floods in the cities and major towns of Assam. “The state government has decided to proactively devise strategies and implement measures to thwart or at least mitigate the ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

EU-funded projects develop alert systems to warn floods

The European Union (EU) funded projects, Imprints, WeSenseIt and UrbanFlood have developed alert systems to warn impending floods, an EU statement said Thursday. The Imprints project has developed an early warning platform to cut responses to flash floods ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Investigators from Institute of Ecology Zero in on Environmental Law (From Flood Protection to Flood Risk Management: Condition-Based and...

at 16:07 PM EDT Investigators from Institute of Ecology Zero in on Environmental Law (From Flood Protection to Flood Risk Management: Condition-Based and Performance-Based Regulations in German Water Law) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 28 2014]

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Cabinet member Cllr Dave Merrett said the strategy was an important next step in planning how flood risk in York could be addressed, adding: "It highlights the challenge we face but also the need for significantly more investment at a national level to help tackle this issue.”"
...a significant abundance of 'surplus' water available to reduce storage and still meet the region's water supply needs," she continued, adding that "the inability to correctly predict precipitation events sufficiently ahead of time” makes New Jersey water-supply reservoirs “poor candidates for flood mitigation."
"Our Call to Parties outlines how we want to work together over the next term of government. Our key priority commitments include:"
Greater Wellington regional councillor Gary McPhee said he was impressed by the number of people seeking answers and was "particularly pleased with the quality of the discussions we shared with homeowners"

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Enugu-Onitsha dual-carriage road construction ‘... [Published Daily Newswatch - 2 hours ago]
Harbors consider program that could lower flood... [Published Daily World - 3 hours ago]
Millions needed to upgrade York's flood defences [Published York Press - 13 hours ago]
Rinse and Repeat? No Easy Fix to Chronic Flooding [Published WNYC - 15 hours ago]
Sewage plan to see big leap by ’20 [Published Oman Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Constructions continue in wadis despite warnings [Published Oman Tribune - 19 hours ago]
$644,439 successful grant bids [Published Crookwell Gazette - 23 hours ago]
Councils election wish list [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
Flood data gives residents answers [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Sep 01 2014]
Sabarmati, Mahi floods were worse in medieval t... [Published Times of India - Sep 01 2014]
New government measures to help in flood protec... [Published Times of Oman - Sep 01 2014]
Cabinet: Draft Flood Risk Management Strategy [Published City Of York Council - Sep 01 2014]
Public give up their valuable time to help [Published Bucks Free Press - Sep 01 2014]
Faster, more accurate flood warnings through EU... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 01 2014]
Final environmental and social assessment report [Published World Bank - Sep 01 2014]
Final environmental and social management frame... [Published World Bank - Sep 01 2014]
Victorian councils want to set own rates [Published Tasmania Mercury - Sep 01 2014]
Premier denies request for another Grantham in... [Published Gatton Star - Sep 01 2014]
Vision: After the flood [Published Cowichan News Leader - Aug 31 2014]
Enhancing effectiveness of flood risk, response... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 30 2014]
Flood management scheme set for public consulta... [Published West Sussex Today - Aug 30 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Aug 30 2014]
Fazeley section of multi-million pound flood ri... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
Fazeley section of multi-million pound flood ri... [Published Tamworth Herald.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
Vacaville Fire Department stresses preparedness... [Published Vacaville Reporter - Aug 30 2014]
Lake Pend Oreille operations discussed [Published CDA Press - Aug 30 2014]
USGS chips away at high-res 3D map of the Unite... [Published GCN - Aug 30 2014]
Province nixes flood relief for Township of Le... [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Aug 29 2014]
Gearing Up For World Water Week [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Aug 29 2014]
Badal seeks Centre’s intervention on Sakki-Kira... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 29 2014]
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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 ...
Brown Outlines New Water Bond Proposal [Published Calitics - Front Page - Aug 06 2014]
Bond is about half as large as current package on November ballot, doesn't include peripheral canals by Brian Leubitz Sen. Lois Wolk has been working for a long time on getting a revised water bond package on the ballot to replace the current $11.75bn ...
Nepal: Nepal landslide deaths highlight disaste... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Nepal KATHMANDU, 6 August 2014 (IRIN) - A landslide in Nepal on 2 August killed 33 and 122 are still missing as search and rescue continues. Experts say this event, one of the deadliest in the country’s recent history, is a wake-up ...
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