Flood Management

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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Furness flooding on agenda for town meeting

FLOODING in a Furness town is on the agenda at a meeting on Monday.The Flood Forum will meet in Dalton Drill Hall, in Nelson Street, from 6pm on Monday.Residents can hear how Cumbria County Council has been working with the Environment Agency, Barrow ... [Published Westmorland Gazette - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: Duerr is the choice in Reno Ward 2

Naomi Duerr lessReno voters have a difficult choice to make for the City Council seat representing Ward 2, currently held by Sharon Zadra, who couldn't run for re-election because of term limits. (City Council candidates run citywide in the general ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Prop 1 animated explainer: Water Bond

Prop 1 asks voters if they support spending $7.5 million on projects for water supply and water storage. If approved, the money would spent to improve water quality and prevent drinking water contamination. It would also be used to restore and protect ... [Published KABC Los Angeles - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Ganges Barrage to cut salinity into coastal region: minister

Construction of the proposed Ganges Barrage would help cut salinity intrusion into the country’s coastal region, said water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Friday.‘Salinity intrusion into the coastal region will come down once the Ganges Barrage ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Minister for Increasing Canal Structure Capacity

Lahore -- Provincial Minister for Irrigation Mian Yawar Zaman has said that there is a need for increasing the existing capacity of canal structure comprising barrages and head works for minimising flood losses. He said that flood situation was created ... [Published HighBeam Research - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Opening the floodgates? Volunteers’ contribution to flood resilience

Twitter 0 Facebook 0 LinkedIn 0Bianca Ambrose-Oji works as social scientist at the Social and Economic Research Group, Forest Research. Bianca, and her co-authors Liz O’Brien, Jake Morris and David Edwards, won the Campbell Adamson Memorial Prize for ... [Published National Council for Voluntary Organisations - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Anisul for people's participation in flood management approach

(BSS) - Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud today said integrated flood management approach should be adopted by incorporating experiences of people of flood-prone areas to cut disaster risk."Bangladesh is a flood prone country. So, ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Thailand: ADB, Japan to Help Cut Flood Risks in Chao Phraya River Basin

Source: Asian Development BankCountry: Japan, Thailand BANGKOK, THAILAND – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan are to help communities in the flood-prone Chao Phraya River Basin draw up grassroots flood risk management plans to reduce their vulnerability ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flood prevention: River Act draft put before ministry

Some flood management experts have called it a belated move but they are convinced that this is a positive step towards controlling the flood. STOCK IMAGEISLAMABAD:An initial draft of the proposed River Act has been submitted to the water and power ministry ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Views sought on local flood risk management strategy

The Royal Borough is currently seeking opinions from residents and businesses on a proposed strategy to manage local flood risks. A consultation is now running until Sunday 30 November to receive feedback.An important new tool, The Royal Borough of Windsor ... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

114 infra projects worth P769B set in 2 years

Share this:The government has estimated investments of P768.81 billion to implement 114 core strategic projects over the next two years with the infrastructure program having the biggest share of 82.7 percent or 635.84 billion, according to the National ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Minister for increasing canal structure capacity

Lahore - Provincial Minister for Irrigation Mian Yawar Zaman has said that there is a need for increasing the existing capacity of canal structure comprising barrages and head works for minimising flood losses.  He said that flood situation was created ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 23 2014]

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"A lot of work has been done since then to reduce the flood risk to the town and more improvements are planned. I would encourage people in Dalton to attend Monday’s meeting so they can hear about this work and give us their views on future improvements.”"
"Salinity intrusion into the coastal region will come down once the Ganges Barrage is built. It'll also help cast a tremendous positive impact on food grain production" he told the inaugural session of a two-day consultation at the city's BRAC Centre Inn in the morning
Anisul said, "We need to construct Ganges barrage to ensure adequate flow in the rivers of southern parts in the country during dry season, which eventually will enhance crops production and stop salinity intrusion."
"I'm happily surprised to hear there's no prospect of the lake level going down before Labor Day" said Bonner County Commissioner Glen Bailey

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Floods of anguish, even before the Niger rises [Published Weekly Trust - 7 hours ago]
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Animated video explainers: California Propositi... [Published KABC Los Angeles - 17 hours ago]
Prop 1 animated explainer: Water Bond [Published KABC Los Angeles - 17 hours ago]
Ganges Barrage to cut salinity into coastal reg... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 19 hours ago]
Celebrating National Public Lands Day [Published DVIDS - 20 hours ago]
Indian plan to spell disaster for B’desh [Published New Age Bangladesh - 21 hours ago]
Minister for Increasing Canal Structure Capacity [Published HighBeam Research - 22 hours ago]
Feasibility study on Ganges Barrage completed: ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 24 2014]
OPW to host public consultation on Ballina floo... [Published Galway Advertiser - Oct 24 2014]
Opening the floodgates? Volunteers’ contributi... [Published National Council for Voluntary Organisations - Oct 24 2014]
Anisul for people's participation in flood mana... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 24 2014]
Public meeting in Seaford to focus on flooding [Published Sussex Express - Oct 24 2014]
Lake drawdown won't begin early [Published CDA Press - Oct 24 2014]
Thailand: ADB, Japan to Help Cut Flood Risks in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
Collapsed river banks still to be repaired two ... [Published Congleton Guardian - Oct 24 2014]
Flood prevention: River Act draft put before mi... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
ADB ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK : Japan to Help Cut ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 24 2014]
Avalon $320m farm seeks go-ahead assurance [Published Star Community - Oct 24 2014]
Amount of water released from John Hart Dam inc... [Published Campbell River Mirror - Oct 23 2014]
Ward profile: 1 & 5 [Published My Kawartha - Oct 23 2014]
BC Hydro struggles to keep Puntledge River area... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Oct 23 2014]
Views sought on local flood risk management str... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
Water, water, everywhere – Resilience14: expert... [Published Building Construction Design - Oct 23 2014]
114 infra projects worth P769B set in 2 years [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 23 2014]
Minister for increasing canal structure capacity [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 23 2014]
Call to increase capacity of canal structure [Published The News International - Oct 23 2014]
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Thailand: ADB, Japan to Help Cut Flood Risks in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
Source: Asian Development BankCountry: Japan, Thailand BANGKOK, THAILAND – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan are to help communities in the flood-prone Chao Phraya River Basin draw up grassroots flood risk management plans to reduce their vulnerability ...
Thailand: Flood projects run aground [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Source: Bangkok PostCountry: Thailand Writer: Patsara Jikkham and Apinya Wipatayotin Little tangible progress has been made on the water management projects started by the previous government after the devastating floods of 2011. The past government ...
News story: Environment Agency flood risk schem... [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Oct 09 2014]
Medmerry managed realignment in West Sussex, the UK’s largest manmade coastal habitat flood scheme, has won ‘The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award’ and ‘Civil Engineering Project of the Year’ in the 2014 British Construction Industry Awards. ...
4th European Water Conference [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Oct 02 2014]
The 4th European Water Conference will take place in Brussels on 23 – 24 March 2015 .  The main focus of the Conference will be the implementation of the Water FrameworkDirective and the Floods Directive. The timing of the Conference will coincidewith ...
The 'Water Bond': Gov. Jerry Brown’s payoff to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
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 ...
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