Flood Control News

  • National Preparedness Month Reminds Industry to Plan Ahead for Emergencies and Natural Disasters

    For over a decade, September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM).  The designation began in 2004 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiated efforts to build awareness and preparedness in advance of potential natural or man-made disasters. FEMA has announced that this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” ...

  • BioLargo Starts World-Class Engineering Division and Secures New Financing to Accelerate Commercialization of its Disruptive Technology in $860B Global Water Market

    After a decade of diligent R&D effort supported by a loyal base of investors, BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) has built an expansive suite of intellectual property for disruptive technologies focused on clean water, clean air and advanced wound care. Its AOS (Advanced Oxidation System) is billed as the high performance and low cost water treatment option for rapid water disinfection and ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • DESMI Ocean Guard A/S Launches New Ballast Water Management System

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is proud to announce the launch of a new Ballast Water Management System – CompactClean -  which sets new standards for small footprint, reliable performance, and certainty of meeting both the international and US discharge standards. DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is proud to announce the launch of a new Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). The system is named ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Protecting the Health and Safety of Workers and Communities Following Hurricane Irma

    Just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey devastated large portions of Texas, Hurricane Irma has damage properties up and down the coast and in many inland parts of Florida. The historic hurricane made initial landfall in Florida as a category 4 storm with wind speeds in excess of 130 miles per hour.  As the hurricane continues to hammer parts of northern Florida, people in southern ...

  • Property Damage Assessments and Cleanup Underway in Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma Moves On

    Yesterday, the eye of Hurricane Irma skirted just north of Puerto Rico preventing a direct hit on the islands. However, it still left a wake of destruction and property damage to numerous residential, commercial and institutional properties. Before the hurricane reached the islands, Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló had declared a state of emergency and activated the National ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ways to Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    The devastation in Texas is beyond what this area has ever experienced. With colleagues, partners, family and friends in the community of Houston, OMI Industries is reaching out to do what we can to assist in those impacted by the severe flooding. OMI Industries is providing a donation to the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, in addition to encouraging our teams to support the ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • AppliTek secures more projects in the American environmental sector

    AppliTek has been logging extra orders in our on-line analyzer division this and last week. Mainly, investments in environmental applications are popular now in the USA. AppliTek owns an extended range of water and process analyzers, sustained through continued product innovation, in-house manufacturing and long-term support services. For more info, contact our CEO, David ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • OTT issues Flood Warning

    Nigel Grimsley, Managing Director of OTT Hydrometry is urging those responsible for flood prevention and management to take action this summer to ensure they are protected before the arrival of severe weather. “Saturated soil and blocked channels contribute to the severity of flooding, but in many cases it is the location and intensity of rainfall that contributes to the speed with which ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • Meet us at the largest and most comprehensive water technology expo of Indonesia

    The world of water and wastewater management will converge at the Jakarta Convention Center, Indonesia on 12 - 14 July 2017 for the 13th INDO WATER 2017 Expo & Forum. INDO WATER  2017 is the biggest Expo & Forum for water and wastewater industry in Indonesia. Click here to register and get your tickets now. ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • CH2M releases game-changing cloud-based flood modelling service offering seamless user experience

    CH2M will officially launch its new Flood Cloud service on June 6, allowing users of Flood Modeller and integrated software, TUFLOW, to seamlessly undertake flood risk modelling in the cloud for the first time. CH2M's Flood Cloud is powered by Parallel Works and runs on Amazon Web Services to provide the on-demand computational resource required to deliver ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Residential area protected against flooding with new WaReg 3.0

    To provide peace of mind, We at Wapro have designed the WaReg 3.0 to reach the designed flow quickly to initiate regulation and never exceed the outflow requirements. The engineers at Wapro have ensured that WaReg 3.0 is insensitive to debris, sludge and solids normally found in storm water drains. This world-unique product works in real life situations, with all that this encompasses. ...


    By Wapro AB

  • New WaReg 3.0 flow regulator protects against flooding

    By utilizing effective flow regulation, we at Wapro know that flooding can be minimized and even mitigated. Flood sensitive areas can be protected directing flow to less sensitive areas. In Åkersberga, Sweden, the municipality’s water department wanted to prevent water from flooding an industrial area. The water was gathered in an attenuation pond and was then re-directed to dikes at ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Truck Logistics Force Majeure Due To Flooding – 5/02/2017

    The Midwest has experienced considerable rainfall which has resulted in significant flooding along the Mississippi and Meramec Rivers. The State of Missouri has declared a state of emergency due to the flooding situation. Mississippi Lime is declaring a force majeure related to truck logistics from our facility in Ste. Genevieve, MO. These flood conditions do not affect our ability to operate ...


    By Mississippi Lime

  • Seminar day: Water Management in the Mining Industry

    The Competence Centre for Mineral Resources realizes that Water Management is a key topic of concern within the mining industry in Southern Africa. We believe that proven solutions exist that can effectively address these challenges.  We therefore invite all interested and affected parties to a seminar day which will be hosted on the 17th of May ...

  • Nitrite pollution puts warming waters at risk

    US scientists have identified a new hazard linked to global warming: a change in ocean water chemistry causing nitrite pollution that could trigger toxic algal blooms and even dead zones in coastal waters. ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Protects homes from flooding

    We all know someone who has been affected by flooding. The unrest of knowing that water can flow into your home, destroying memories. We at Wapro understand that this causes distress. In the seaside town Rhyl in Wales, UK, studies have shown that the level of protection of the storm-hit coastal ...


    By Wapro AB

  • WaStop reduces flooding on Anna Maria Key and protects against environmental damage

    Anna Maria Key is a picturesque barrier island off the coast of western Florida, USA. Near Sarasota, it is the home of communities such as Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach.  Anna Maria Key has become a popular destination for visitors all over the world because of the beautiful beaches. Unfortunately, tourism and development has led to the gradual depletion of the islands ...


    By Wapro AB

  • WaStop easily installed to prevent flooded roads in Carolina Beach, USA

    Carolina Beach is a seaside destination in North Carolina, USA, known for its colorful, vintage charm. Climate change affects sea side towns and properties dramatically.  In Carolina Beach the townspeople have dealt with flooded roads caused by high lunar tides for many years.  They were used to the blocked roads, wet pavements, grass killed off by salt water.  All an effect of ...


    By Wapro AB

  • NGWA science and technology director responds to Wall Street Journal

    In a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal, NGWA Director of Science and Technology William "Bill" M. Alley, Ph.D., responded to an editorial, “California’s ...

  • World Water Day 2017 - Wastewater Management

    The 22 March is celebrated World Water Day with the motto Wastewater. The goal of this initiative that emerged in 1993 is to raise awareness about the conservation and development of water resources. In  ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

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