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Sea Level Rise Driving ‘Nuisance Flooding’ Higher in Coastal Cities Across U.S. – The Weather Channel


NOAA

Sea Level Rise Driving 'Nuisance Flooding' Higher in Coastal Cities Across U.S.
The Weather Channel
Many of the nation's coastal cities have seen big increases in recent years in what's known as "nuisance flooding," or flooding caused not by storms but by sea level rise, according to a new report issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …
NOAA: Climate change is increasing nuisance flooding in Md.WBAL Baltimore
'Nuisance flooding' an increasing problem as coastal sea levels riseNOAA
Sea level rise causing huge increases in “nuisance floodingArs Technica
Baltimore Sun (blog) -Asbury Park Press -The News Journal
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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 11:11 am

Dirty Water: Health Risks of the Westwood Flooding – NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

Dirty Water: Health Risks of the Westwood Flooding
NBC Southern California
Although the water is no longer gushing in Westwood, there are new potential health dangers because of the flooding and standing water. Even when the water is turned off, people need to be cautious when walking through the flooded areas. The first …

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 8:43 am

Berm could have shielded Rainbow from flooding – Las Vegas Review-Journal


Berm could have shielded Rainbow from flooding
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Duffy Grismanauskas talks about the flood damage to his home and his property during an interview outside of his home at the Rainbow Canyon subdivision at Mount Charleston Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount CharlestonLas Vegas Sun
Flood waters damage 8 homes in Rainbow CanyonKVVU Las Vegas
Residents clean up after Mt. Charleston floodingseattlepi.com
KTNV
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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 2:51 am

Record cool temperature helps end long flash-flood watch in Colorado – The Denver Post


Record cool temperature helps end long flash-flood watch in Colorado
The Denver Post
Although rain showers continued Wednesday across Colorado, the flash flood watch in effect statewide expired at 6 p.m. — and instead of more eye-popping rainfall statistics, Denver saw a record-low high temperature for the date. The high topped out at

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 2:41 am

UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for LA infrastructure – Los Angeles Times


NPR (blog)

UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for LA infrastructure
Los Angeles Times
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 Floods As Water Main Break Dumps Up To 10 Million GallonsNPR (blog)
Century-Old Pipe Break Points to National ProblemABC News
A broken water pipe floods UCLANew York Post
KTLA -Breitbart News
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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 2:26 am

UCLA’s Dan Guerrero offers damage assessment after flooding – Los Angeles Times


UCLA's Dan Guerrero offers damage assessment after flooding
Los Angeles Times
University officials inspected the arena and other facilities and found no structural damage caused by massive flooding when a water main broke on Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday. The court in Pauley Pavilion will have to be replaced and other repairs are …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:01 pm

Flash Flooding Swamps Colorado – The Weather Channel


Flash Flooding Swamps Colorado
The Weather Channel
Just a day after tornadoes touched down in the Denver metro area, another wave of dangerous weather swept into northern Colorado, this time, hitting close to areas swamped in what was described as "biblical flooding" last fall. Cities north of Denver

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:42 pm

Boulder County flash flood watch: Minor street, underpass flooding reported – Boulder Daily Camera


Boulder County flash flood watch: Minor street, underpass flooding reported
Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County remains under a lash flood watch as the rain continues to fall, but city and county officials say they have not received reports of any significant flooding issues this morning. Boulder had seen 1.22 inches of rain as of 7 a.m

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:40 pm

DWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews had to find valve – Los Angeles Times


DWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews had to find valve
Los Angeles Times
A top Los Angeles utility official faced tough questions Tuesday night about the response to a massive pipe break that flooded UCLA and surrounding areas with millions of gallons of water and threatened the near-term use of Pauley Pavilion. The rupture

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:47 am

Flooding from ruptured water main threatens UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Flooding from ruptured water main threatens UCLA's Pauley Pavilion
USA TODAY
LOS ANGELES — A broken water main sent water rushing through Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon, flooding parts of Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus, including the historic Pauley Pavilion. No injuries were reported from the flooding.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:45 am

Flood – Yahoo News Search Results

Government clears 153 flood control proposals

Government has cleared 153 flood control proposals with an estimated cost of Rs 6,374 crore but 14 proposals were returned due to non-eligibility or technical faults, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 8:59 am

Flood water enters lower Jurala power project

Flood water has entered the under development power house at lower Jurala multi-purpose irrigation project in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana. Senior officials of Telangana Genco are a…

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 4:56 am

Flood-prone may get cash to lift homes

The city council is considering giving flood-prone property owners up to $20,000 towards the cost of raising their homes as an interim measure to protect them from flooding.

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:35 am

Record flood leads to buyout proposal

The record Memorial Day weekend flood last year has led to a plan for the city to  buy more than 30 damaged homes along Barbara and Shannon Lee north of the Olmos Basin in order to make way for a $45 million drainage project. Diego Bernal, District 1 City Council member, said the plan awaits approval by the full council “as quickly as possible.” “It’s just a formality,” Bernal said, given the …

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:21 am

UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be paid by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official said Wednesday, even as officials continued to tally the cost.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 7:57 pm

Menendez: Federal flood insurance system 'stacked against homeowners' after disasters

Menendez said the insurance companies that are paid to service government-backed flood policies have “perverse” incentives to underpay claims, and that FEMA missed deadlines set by Congress to respond to appeals at the same time it was rejecting appeals when homeowners filed paperwork too late.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:22 pm

Record cool temperature helps end long flash-flood watch in Colorado

Although rain showers continued Wednesday across Colorado, the flash flood watch in effect statewide expired at 6 p.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:58 pm

VIDEO: Flood insurance ‘must be renewed’ after works

Business people and householders may have differing views on Cork City’s €50m flood defence plans, but they’re united in one respect — the Government must ensure insurance companies offer all flood victims renewed cover once the works are completed.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:27 am

Cork flood relief work could start in 2016

Plan, costing up to €60m, will involve sealing of city quay walls

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:12 am

Cork flood relief: Design work to begin by mid-2015

Detailed design work on the Cork City flood relief scheme is expected to start before the middle of 2015, based on feedback from the latest phase which begins today.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:53 am