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Floods and Flooding

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  • Court won't hear Indiana woman's suit over flood damage

    The Indiana Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of an Evansville woman who sued the city over flood damage to her home that she blames on a storm sewer pipe. The Evansville Courier & Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LSdBUn ) Anna White had sought...
  • Hurricane center upgrading way it warns public

    Hurricane center upgrading way it warns public
    Not everyone faces the same hazards when a hurricane threatens. Those close to the shoreline may be vulnerable to storm surge flooding while inland areas may have to deal with torrential rains. The National Hurricane Center this year plans to...
  • Fire crews use 'creative tactic' to divert rising water in main break

    Fire crews use 'creative tactic' to divert rising water in main break
    A Weston neighborhood became flooded after a water main broke early Sunday, affecting about a dozen residences, according to a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman. The water main break occurred about 1 a.m. in the 2200 block of Columbia, pushing...
  • Angels ‘sunk’ at Dodger Stadium

     
    Los Angeles Angels batboy Roger Hailey swims through team dugout retrieving equipment after heavy rain flooded Dodger Stadium....
  • SXSW: ‘Flame in the Flood,’ ‘Jotun’ draw inspiration from history

     
    THE PLAYER Quotes from T.S Eliot and Theodore Roosevelt aren’t the texts one expects to see in the middle of […]...
  • California governor proposes $1 billion in drought spending

    As California copes with a fourth straight year of drought, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in water spending and urged residents to do their part to conserve. Winter is...
  • Glen Ellyn will alert floodplain property owners of insurance options

    Glen Ellyn will alert floodplain property owners of insurance options
    The village of Glen Ellyn will alert 24 property owners with structures built in floodplains about purchasing flood insurance at a cheaper rate through a federal program. Every five years, the village is re-evaluated to confirm the community is...
  • Colorado experts to update snowpack, flood outlook

    Colorado water officials will get an update on mountain snowpack and an early look at potential flooding threats from spring runoff Tuesday. State task forces on water availability and on floods are holding a joint meeting to hear reports on weather...
  • Ohio city begins flood cleanup as Ohio River drops

    Authorities in Cincinnati are taking down floodgates and doing cleanup work as Ohio River floodwaters recede. The National Weather Service says the river has slowly dropped more than two feet since cresting Sunday at 57.7 feet. Forecasters expect it to...
  • Volunteers chip in as flood threatens Elgin man's memorabilia

    Volunteers chip in as flood threatens Elgin man's memorabilia
    For years, mortgage broker Steve Thoren's frame home on Elgin's near west side has seemed as much like a museum as a house. Its first floor and basement are crammed with thousands of pieces of memorabilia such as antique radios and TVs, 33 rpm record...
  • Water Floods Labs At UConn Health Center

    Water Floods Labs At UConn Health Center
    FARMINGTON — A valve snapped during construction at the UConn Health Center early Tuesday, sending close to 100 gallons of water into two labs and down a stairwell, a spokeswoman said. No one was injured, and patient care areas were not affected,...