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Rescuing farmland after a flood @physorg_com

We followed this flood event as keenly as anyone else with a stake in it, watching the two largest river systems, the MS & MO, unload  on the Upper MS River in 2011.  I found it amazing how those levees were designed to be blown or overtopped should just such a scenario arise. What forethought…


Corps of Engineers boss: Poor waterway infrastructure hurts U.S. ~Austin Alonzo @KCBizJournal

As I’ve studied our nations waterways and levees for DisasterMap.net it’s become apparent that most of our systems were not built by the Corps of Engineers. It seems counter-intuitive at first glance. Oh, there are the obvious flood control systems, but this country has thousands of miles of civil water works built by civilians.  Thus…


Levees.org’s Open-air Levee Exhibition and Garden

Dear Bruce, Please join me this coming Friday to view the final plans for Levees.org’s proposed Open-air Levee Exhibition and Garden.The exhibit & garden, intended for both residents and visitors, will be built at east side breach site of the London Avenue Canal in Gentilly.It was one of the worst during Hurricane Katrina nine years…