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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...

2011-06-21 13:10:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as the nation experiences a rash of record-breaking storms and floods, a new America THINKS survey from HNTB Corporation shows the public remains unprepared for either. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/troubled-waters-ahead-124294034.html "Historically we do a lot better job reacting to a disaster than preparing for it," said Rob Vining, national director...

2010-05-19 09:51:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While a new America THINKS survey from HNTB Corporation shows six in ten (60 percent) Americans believe their area is prepared to deal with the potential damage from an extreme storm, hurricane or extensive flooding, events this spring have shown otherwise. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/americans-too-confident-in-flood-hurricane-preparedness-94251249.html "Recent...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Completely; extremely.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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