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Floods and Flooding

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  • County posts proposed flood zones

    County posts proposed flood zones
    Property owners in Palm Beach County can finally see whether they'll still need flood insurance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued proposed flood maps for the county — the first updates in more than 30 years — and county...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • After record rainfall, travelers return to BWI to find waterlogged vehicles

    After record rainfall, travelers return to BWI to find waterlogged vehicles
    After dragging his golf clubs and luggage off a shuttle bus in long-term parking near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon, Leroy Donahue took several quick strides over to his shiny black Tesla Model S and peered through the window. The...
  • UCLA flood: Estimate of gallons lost in main break doubles to 20 million

    UCLA flood: Estimate of gallons lost in main break doubles to 20 million
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Wednesday doubled the estimated amount of water lost in a massive main break that flooded UCLA to 20 million gallons. A section of Sunset Boulevard pummeled by the geyser that erupted from the rupture...
  • With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect

    With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect
    If Los Angeles leaders needed any reminders about the city's aging infrastructure and the ever-increasing backlog of maintenance, they got it Tuesday in the form of a 30-foot geyser spouting from Sunset Boulevard. The rupture of a 90-year-old water main...
  • UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure

    UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure
    As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure....
  • UCLA flood: DWP crews ready to begin welding ruptured pipe

    UCLA flood: DWP crews ready to begin welding ruptured pipe
    Repair crews were able to completely shut off the flow of water Wednesday night to a ruptured main line near UCLA, clearing the way for workers to begin welding new pipe after an estimated 20 million gallons of water flooded the area. A Department of...
  • UCLA flood: Roughly 900 cars marooned in underground garage

    UCLA flood: Roughly 900 cars marooned in underground garage
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Wednesday doubled the estimated amount of water lost in a massive main break that flooded UCLA to 20 million gallons. The pipeline, which ruptured on Sunset Boulevard shortly before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday,...
  • UCLA flood: More than 200 undamaged cars will be moved Thursday night

    UCLA flood: More than 200 undamaged cars will be moved Thursday night
    More than 200 vehicles undamaged by a massive flood that poured onto UCLA’s campus will be removed from parking structures Thursday night and be available for pick up Friday morning, university officials said. The 267 cars parked in the “...
  • El Nino usually means fewer hurricanes for S.C.

    COLUMBIA, S.C. As the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season begins to heat up this summer so does the ocean surface in the equatorial Pacific, and that's good news for South Carolina. The warming in the Pacific, known as El Nino, affects weather patterns...
  • UCLA structures nearly free of water; vehicle recovery process begins

    UCLA structures nearly free of water; vehicle recovery process begins
    Standing water from a massive water main break that flooded two UCLA parking garages and marooned nearly 1,000 parked vehicles is expected to be completely pumped out by Friday night, but university officials cautioned they still need to inspect the...