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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.

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 water...

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.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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