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Floods and Flooding

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  • Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst

    Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst
    With the construction season about to get underway, Elmhurst residents and others can expect to run into some disruptions as the city and its contractors work on a number of projects. Public works director Howard Killian recently reviewed some...
  • Flood control on minds of Elmhurst election winners

     Flood control on minds of Elmhurst election winners
    Winners in last week's election have a lot of work ahead as they take spots on the Elmhurst City Council and the board of the Elmhurst Park District. New council members will continue working with the park district and Elmhurst Community Unit School...
  • Seal Beach works to prevent new flooding amid high surf

    Seal Beach works to prevent new flooding amid high surf
    Seal Beach marine-safety officials are setting up a small sand berm at the beach to try to prevent a recurrence of minor flooding that hit the pier area Sunday night. High surf and a high tide of about 5 1/2 feet sent water to within a few feet of homes...
  • How to solve California's drought

    How to solve California's drought
    There is a solution to the need for water in the Southwest and West that would not take a drop from the Great Lakes: Let the four states of California, Utah, Nevada and Arizona pay for a 48-inch pipeline in the median of Interstate Highway 40 from St....
  • Judge: US government liable for some Katrina flooding

    Ruling in a nearly decade-old lawsuit, a judge in Washington said Friday that the federal government is responsible for some of the catastrophic flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina and other storms — flooding blamed on a now-closed navigation...
  • More Lake O discharges heading toward coast

    More Lake O discharges heading toward coast
    More Lake Okeechobee water will be drained east and west to ease South Florida flooding threats, despite concerns about spreading a toxic algae bloom, federal officials announced Thursday. A spike in rainfall is boosting water levels and increasing...
  • Ignoring climate change doesn't make it disappear

    As the evidence of global warming grows stronger and the consequences more apparent, some politicians in Florida and Wisconsin are forbidding state employees from using the words "global warming" and "climate change." I guess they think that if they don't...
  • Salisbury Township to look into Public Road flooding

    Salisbury Township to look into Public Road flooding
    Salisbury Township officials will take a look at a resident's persistent flooding issues to see what fixes can be put in place. Commissioner Bob Martucci, who represents the 1st Ward, told board members last week that David Eckhart, 710 Public Road,...
  • FEMA chief on Superstorm Sandy aid: 'We want to fix this'

    The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says he wants to fix what went wrong with the process of paying flood insurance claims following Superstorm Sandy. Craig Fugate told the first meeting of a congressional task force in Washington on...
  • AP PHOTOS: Peruvian community lives half-year on the water

    Residents of the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycle taxis as the most popular form of transport. Teenagers swim in the same areas where they played soccer during the...
  • NWS: At least 8 tornadoes touched down in Texas Sunday

    A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday. National Weather Service meteorologist...