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2011-08-17 18:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of California's water supply is anything but clear. A recent survey from infrastructure firm HNTB Corporation finds that just one-third of the Golden State's residents realize flooding is a threat, and many Californians aren't aware levees play a crucial role in preventing them. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-08-17 10:00:00

ACTIVE HURRICANE SEASON IS PREDICTED THROUGH OCTOBER 2011, SO BE PREPARED AND DON'T DELAY PURCHASING FLOOD INSURANCE, WARNS I.I.I. NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than a fifth of U.S. homeowners have a flood insurance policy that protects their property and personal belongings, even though more than four out of every five natural disasters nationwide involve flooding, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Coverage for flood damage resulting...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

Local Louisiana insurance company educates community about flood insurance coverage. Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Local Louisiana insurance and financial services provider, Cunningham Financial Group, strives to keep their local community educated and up-to-date on current events and coverage-specific news. One coverage area which Cunningham Financial Group has chosen to pay particular attention on is flood insurance. Beginning earlier this spring Louisiana residents have had to...

2011-07-30 00:01:02

Flood damage company offers safety tips for those fleeing from rising waters. Most flood related deaths occur during evacuation attempts. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 In the last few days, severe storms have dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of the Tri-States, flooding out streets and causing massive flood damage to residential and commercial structures. Local authorities report that up to 15 inches of rain fell in Dubuque Iowa since Wednesday, prompting the local fire...

2011-07-25 00:00:27

Heavy rains and Midwestern flooding keep water restoration providers busy in 2011. (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 2011 has been a record year for severe weather and flooding. From rising flood waters in the Midwest, to record late spring/early summer snowfall keeping ski resorts in the Rockies open late into the summer, it has been one of the more memorable weather years in recent memory. During the last half of May alone, the Missouri River received nearly a year's worth of rainfall, with the...

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2011-07-15 12:53:34

By Kim Gudeman, University of Illinois Researchers at the University of Illinois have become the first to record an airglow signature in the upper atmosphere produced by a tsunami using a camera system based in Maui, Hawaii. The signature, caused by the March 11 earthquake that devastated Japan, was observed in an airglow layer 250 kilometers above the earth's surface. It preceded the tsunami by one hour, suggesting that the technology could be used as an early-warning system in the future....

2011-07-14 08:16:00

BEIJING, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides turn-key solutions in China for the water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control markets, announced today that its subsidiary, Beijing Yanyu Water Tech Co., Ltd. (Yanyu), has been awarded a contract for a flash flood early warning project in three counties of Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, valued at 10.87 million yuan,...

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2011-07-07 09:22:43

Landsat 5 captured an image of flooding occurring along the Iowa/Nebraska border on June 30, 2011. Flooding is still occurring on July 6, and Flood Warnings are still in effect from the National Weather Service. The Landsat 5 image captured was an enlargement of the area just north of Omaha. The flood waters show up as very dark blue and, where the water is shallow, medium blue. In the image, the Interstate is cut off by flood waters, just south of Missouri Valley, Iowa, and about 20 miles...

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2011-07-07 06:10:00

Threats of more flooding will continue throughout the summer as many rivers in the upper Midwest and northern Plains remain above flood state, warned forecasters at NOAA's National Weather Service on Wednesday. "With rivers running high and soils completely saturated, just a small amount of rain could trigger more flooding, including areas that have already seen major to record flooding," the forecasters said. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting above-normal rain in most of these...

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2011-06-27 07:15:00

A unique study using over 70 years of information from local newspapers has helped to examine the incidence and location of coastal floods in the Solent region of southern England. Coastal flood events in the Solent have been common over the last 70 years and are often associated with the highest sea levels. A significant number of events with severe impacts have been identified, with repeated damage and disruption at certain locations. Using newly digitized sea-level data for the ports of...


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2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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