Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Floods, Outages Stall Energy Firms’ Restart Efforts After Ida

By Marianna Parraga and Stephanie Kelly(Reuters) – Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages on Tuesday slowed efforts by energy companies to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports and refineries....

August 31, 2021
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Friday, March 5, 2021

Dredging the Coast is Making Flooding Worse, New Study Shows

By Leslie Kaufman (Bloomberg) — Climate change is the main culprit behind nuisance flooding, but human alterations to coastal areas that deepen shipping channels or fill in wetlands may be exacerbating the problem...

March 5, 2021
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Monday, January 29, 2018
Rhine River Flooding Hamburg

Rhine Reopens To River Shipping After Flood

HAMBURG (Reuters) – Germany’s Rhine river was reopened to shipping today after waters fell, following its closure for the past week as rain and melting snow raised water levels, authorities...

January 29, 2018
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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Maritime News

Swollen Rivers Raging Towards Industrial South

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Brace yourself, U.S. South. The Mississippi River is coming, and so are the Arkansas, the Red, the Ohio and the Missouri. The water on...

December 30, 2015
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Friday, December 6, 2013

This is What London Would Have Looked Like Last Night… If Not for The Thames Barrier

London’s main flood defense, the Thames Barrier, was closed Thursday night and again Friday afternoon for the 126th time in its 31-year history due to a historic storm surge produced...

December 6, 2013
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Friday, May 13, 2011
Engineering News

Morganza Spillway likely to open over weekend

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will “very likely” open the Morganza Spillway north of Baton Rouge this weekend to lower the levels of the swollen Mississippi River, Louisiana Gov....

May 13, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Tug boat saves bridge from Australia flood waters – VIDEO

Over the past few days a national disaster has been unfolding in eastern Australia, with flash floods effecting a vast area of Queensland.  Watch here as a tug boat stears...

January 13, 2011
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