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Oak Bay News
Flood control tips from Oak Bay firebe sure to investigate other solutions for issues like wet basements. 4. Clear
Oak Bay News / Posted 13 hours ago
be sure to investigate other solutions for issues like wet basements. 4. Clear gutters and drains. Keep gutters and drainage systems clear to carry water away from your home. Check storm drains on your street, as leaves and debris can block... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Flood control tips from Oak Bay firebe sure to investigate other solutions for issues like wet basements. 4. Clear
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
be sure to investigate other solutions for issues like wet basements. 4. Clear gutters and drains. Keep gutters and drainage systems clear to carry water away from your home. Check storm drains on your street, as leaves and debris can block... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Flood control tips from Oak Bay firebe sure to investigate other solutions for issues like wet basements. 4. Clear
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
be sure to investigate other solutions for issues like wet basements. 4. Clear gutters and drains. Keep gutters and drainage systems clear to carry water away from your home. Check storm drains on your street, as leaves and debris can block... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Road in Norwich will shut for eight weeks for work to stop floodingimprovement work is carried out.” The work is part of an overall £10.3m projec
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
improvement work is carried out.” The work is part of an overall £10.3m project by Norfolk County Council to provide new drainage systems to improve surface water management in and around Norwich. The improvements are designed to deal with the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Road in Norwich will shut for eight weeks for work to stop floodingimprovement work is carried out.” The work is part of an overall £10.3m projec
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 19 hours ago
improvement work is carried out.” The work is part of an overall £10.3m project by Norfolk County Council to provide new drainage systems to improve surface water management in and around Norwich. The improvements are designed to deal with the... Read more
22h
AllAfrica.com
Decentralisation - Government Sets Road Mending Guide for Councilsguidelines include rules of engagement for contracts for the clearing of unwant
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
guidelines include rules of engagement for contracts for the clearing of unwanted grass and trees on roadsides, cleaning of drainage systems, replacement of traffic signs, cleaning of sidewalks, clearing of pits, restoration of safety slides among... Read more
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Perth Now
Mudslide death toll tipped to hit 500to cordon (off) the area (and) evacuate the people.” Many of the poorest areas
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
to cordon (off) the area (and) evacuate the people.” Many of the poorest areas in the city are low-lying and have poor drainage systems, making the effects of flooding worse during the rainy season in the West African... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Infrastructure spending up 18.1% to P40.1 billion in Augustworks, repair and rehabilitation, including flood control projects, constructio
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
works, repair and rehabilitation, including flood control projects, construction/improvement of pumping stations, dike and drainage systems), capital outlay projects of the Department of Education (repair and rehabilitation of school facilities)... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Infra spending builds up to P40 B Augrepair and rehabilitation, flood control projects and the improvement or constr
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
repair and rehabilitation, flood control projects and the improvement or construction of pumping stations, dike and drainage systems. Disbursements from the Department of Education (DepEd) for the repair and the rehabilitation of school... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Infrastructure spending increased 18% in Augustworks, repair and rehabilitation, including flood control projects, constructio
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
works, repair and rehabilitation, including flood control projects, construction/improvement of pumping stations, dike and drainage systems],” the agency said in a statement. The amount also covered capital outlay projects of the Education... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
DuPage County officials monitoring stream levels following heavy rainsremaining facilities protect the surrounding areas from flooding without human
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 4 days ago
remaining facilities protect the surrounding areas from flooding without human intervention using fixed weirs and natural drainage systems. In total, the facilities have a floodwater storage capacity of nearly four billion gallons, the release... Read more
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Sun Star
Quisumbing wants P4B budget for 2018initially wanted to submit a P2.6-billion budget for next year but they include
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
initially wanted to submit a P2.6-billion budget for next year but they included an appropriation for the installation of drainage systems based on the City’s drainage master plan. “It is the largest budget in the city’s history but more... Read more
5d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Yuma Airport Receives FAA & ADOT Grants to Rehabilitate Taxiwaythe rehabilitation of surrounding ramp areas, taxi-lane approaches, access road
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
the rehabilitation of surrounding ramp areas, taxi-lane approaches, access road approaches, pavement markings, signage, drainage systems and taxiway lighting which is important for the safety and operation of the airport.” Yuma International... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wakiso On the Spot Over Waste Managementresidents, manufacturers and the business community have resorted to indiscrimi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
residents, manufacturers and the business community have resorted to indiscriminate dumping of waste in wetlands or in open drainage systems while certain backyards and road sides are filled with refuse. Besides, there is also poor disposal of... Read more
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Gazette News
Repair works set to start on Clacton's iconic Venetian Bridgewill be removed and replaced with a new waterproof surface which will withstand
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
will be removed and replaced with a new waterproof surface which will withstand the elements. There will also be a new new drainage systems put in place. Tendring Council said a small part of the structure first showed signs of "distress" in July... Read more
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NJ.com
This N.J. city wants you to 'adopt' a catch basin and keep it cleanbasin at no cost and pledge to keep it free of litter and debris. These basins,
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
basin at no cost and pledge to keep it free of litter and debris. These basins, which are the first step in storm water drainage systems, are sewer inlets designed to collect water during storm events. "The issue of climate change is one we are... Read more
8d
The News and Star
Flood alerts issued for Carlisle and north Cumbrialow lying land and roads. "Given the time of year and the strong winds forecas
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
low lying land and roads. "Given the time of year and the strong winds forecast, the risk of blockages on watercourses and drainage systems from falling leaf litter and branches is increased. "Environment Agency operational teams have been... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Disaster management counting costs of storm| Gauteng Head of Disaster Management, Dr Elias Sithole says infrastructure nee
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
| Gauteng Head of Disaster Management, Dr Elias Sithole says infrastructure needs to be worked on as some of the province’s drainage systems do not function properly. JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng Head of Disaster Management, Dr Elias Sithole, says... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SANRAL Poor Culvert Maintenance That Cost 6 Innocent Livesflooding can be attributed to the excessive high rainfall resulting in peak flo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
flooding can be attributed to the excessive high rainfall resulting in peak floods exceeding the hydraulic capacity of the drainage systems. A blockage at one of the culvert inlets further exacerbated the problem resulting in water overtopping the... Read more
9d
News 24 South Africa
Warning: Heavy rains, hail and possible flooding for JHBurged motorists to avoid crossing flooded low lying bridges and roads. Mulaudz
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
urged motorists to avoid crossing flooded low lying bridges and roads. Mulaudzi said young children should stay away from drainage systems, river streams and dams to avoid drowning incidents. “Residents of low-lying areas are encouraged to... Read more
9d
Austin Daily Herald
5 years after flood, lone road through Jay Cooke State Park reopensyears, as part of a warranty that covers any failures in the design and constru
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
years, as part of a warranty that covers any failures in the design and construction of the highway slopes. Underground drainage systems were also installed to siphon groundwater away from steep hillsides, to prevent oversaturation that could... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Nate To Unleash Heavy Rain, Threaten Urban Flooding Across Northeast Mondaymay need to be taken to avoid such issues. "Some flooding will be possible, es
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
may need to be taken to avoid such issues. "Some flooding will be possible, especially in areas where fallen leaves clog drainage systems," AccuWeather Meteorologist Rob Miller said. Wet leaves can also produce slippery conditions for motorists... Read more
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FOX News
Nate to unleash heavy rain, threaten urban flooding across Northeast Mondaymay need to be taken to avoid such issues. “Some flooding will be possible, es
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
may need to be taken to avoid such issues. “Some flooding will be possible, especially in areas where fallen leaves clog drainage systems,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Rob Miller said. Wet leaves can also produce slippery conditions for motorists... Read more
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12d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
After battering Central America, Tropical Storm Nate heads towards USmuch of New Orleans, are still fresh on the minds of many residents. Questions
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
much of New Orleans, are still fresh on the minds of many residents. Questions about the effectiveness of the city's drainage systems swirled after an August 5 storm dumped up to 150 millimetres of rain, causing street flooding and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Changing Climate Is Already Changing Us - Are We Prepared?are the natural drainage and storage systems for flood waters, as well as const
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
are the natural drainage and storage systems for flood waters, as well as construction on flood-prone areas and inefficient drainage systems, among other factors, cumulatively precipitated this disaster. What science says: No city in Africa is... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
New Orleans and Jefferson Parish officials closely monitoring tropical depression 16a lot of water for some residents. In Jefferson Parish, President Mike Yenni t
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
a lot of water for some residents. In Jefferson Parish, President Mike Yenni tells Eyewitness News they are checking their drainage systems daily, particularly pump station number 6, which covers a portion of Jefferson and the Lakeview... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
TRAFFIC ALERT: Ala Moana Boulevard lanes to be closed over next 6 weekendswill close lanes in either the eastbound or westbound direction between Queen a
Hawaii News Now / Posted 14 days ago
will close lanes in either the eastbound or westbound direction between Queen and Piikoi streets for repair work on drainage systems. This weekend, all eastbound lanes will be closed. Drivers will be contraflowed in westbound lanes. The... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Increased water flow straining the muddy Minnesota Riverdown the Minnesota River has doubled in the past 80 years. Some comes from more
KTTC Rochester / Posted 15 days ago
down the Minnesota River has doubled in the past 80 years. Some comes from more rain, but much of it comes from farm drainage systems. The loss of marshes and wetlands where water can be stored on the landscape has compounded the... Read more
16d
Daily Press
Newport News eyes millions in state, federal funds for transportation projectsand improve access to Oyster Point Road. For the $8.5 million Campbell Road pr
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
and improve access to Oyster Point Road. For the $8.5 million Campbell Road project, the city wants to add sidewalks and drainage systems throughout its length, which isn’t the case right now, Skipper said. The road has been maintained but wasn’t... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Five months of roadworks in part of Norwich to stop flooding - see which streets will be affectedwork starts, detailing the expected start date and completion. A Norfolk Count
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
work starts, detailing the expected start date and completion. A Norfolk County Council spokesman said: “Completely new drainage systems which meet current standards are being installed to assist the old existing soakage systems which are often... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Wants Drainage Tax for Ghanathe Ghana government can introduce the tax and take it monthly or yearly at sou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the Ghana government can introduce the tax and take it monthly or yearly at source for the construction of massive drainage systems. The World Bank group is working to end poverty and promote prosperity in a sustainable way by fashioning... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Five months of roadworks in part of Norwich to stop flooding - see which streets will be affectedwork starts, detailing the expected start date and completion. A Norfolk Count
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 days ago
work starts, detailing the expected start date and completion. A Norfolk County Council spokesman said: “Completely new drainage systems which meet current standards are being installed to assist the old existing soakage systems which are often... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
With islands devastated by hurricanes, Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency — put much of t
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency — put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burning Issues Before Senate As NASS Resumes Today30 of Nigeria's 36 States are at risk for flooding due to inadequate town-plann
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
30 of Nigeria's 36 States are at risk for flooding due to inadequate town-planning, construction oversights and obstructed drainage systems. Already, several states including Kogi, Benue, Edo, Lagos, Rivers among others are affected by the flood... Read more
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Canberra Times
Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
With islands laid to waste, Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
With islands laid to waste, Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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WA Today
After Irma and Maria, Carribean residents wonder whether it's worth going homeWorld Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
With islands laid to waste, Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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The Age
Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of t
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
World Bank has encouraged island nations to build in resiliency - put much of the electrical network underground, invest in drainage systems, pass stricter building codes, rebuild hospitals so they can double as storm shelters. On islands that have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sponges, Urban Forests and Air Corridors - How Nature Can Cool Citiessponge city initiative takes inspiration from the North American concept of low
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
sponge city initiative takes inspiration from the North American concept of low-impact development, sustainable urban drainage systems in Europe and water sensitive urban design in Australia and New Zealand, all of which mimic nature's water... Read more
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Island Packet
After 30 years, Beaufort County finally has new flood maps. So how much will you pay for flood insurance?based in Madison, Wisconsin. Extreme storms, changes in drainage patterns due
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
based in Madison, Wisconsin. Extreme storms, changes in drainage patterns due to new development, dam failures or clogged drainage systems can strike properties outside of designated flood zones. Experts say these are reasons homeowners should... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Wind, water, ice and fire: Chasing wild weather on the Canadian Prairiesto safety in High River, 55 kilometres south of Calgary. Sudden downpours, suc
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
to safety in High River, 55 kilometres south of Calgary. Sudden downpours, such as this 2007 Alberta storm, can overwhelm drainage systems and flood roads almost anywhere across the Prairies. A February 2004 blizzard caused a chain reaction of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
WB OKs $207.6-M funding for Metro flood projectsolid waste management component of the project will also improve the disposal
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
solid waste management component of the project will also improve the disposal of solid waste within barangays near the drainage systems served by the pumping stations. Solid waste clogs waterways and the entries to pumping stations, affecting... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Off the beaten track in Peruwill have the chance to visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, surrounded by a pr
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
will have the chance to visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, surrounded by a pretty town with Inca-era walls and water drainage systems still in use today. At the archaeological complex of Moray, you will find a mountain range that has been... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Five weeks of traffic disruption in Sprowston as drainage improvements get underwaytraffic lights will be installed along Roundtree Way. Matthe Usher. Work is ex
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
traffic lights will be installed along Roundtree Way. Matthe Usher. Work is expected to begin on improvements to drainage systems on Roundtree Way, Sprowston from October 9. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. The work is... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Five weeks of traffic disruption in Sprowston as drainage improvements get underwaytraffic lights will be installed along Roundtree Way. Matthe Usher. Work is ex
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 19 days ago
traffic lights will be installed along Roundtree Way. Matthe Usher. Work is expected to begin on improvements to drainage systems on Roundtree Way, Sprowston from October 9. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. The work is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
China-led AIIB to lend $207.6M for MM’s flood controlpumping stations and their supporting infrastructure, by improving solid waste
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
pumping stations and their supporting infrastructure, by improving solid waste management practices within the vicinity of drainage systems served by the selected pumping stations, and by supporting the resettlement of impacted individuals.” The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AIIB clears co-financing for Metro flood projectpumping stations and their supporting infrastructure, improving solid waste man
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
pumping stations and their supporting infrastructure, improving solid waste management practices within the vicinity of drainage systems served by the selected pumping stations, and supporting the resettlement of affected residents. This will... Read more
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