Flood Water News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Veolia to supply Customised Water Flood water treatment system module for Woodside FPSO offshore Western Australia in a multimillion US dollar contract

    Veolia, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth. has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Aibel Singapore on behalf of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. for the supply of the Customised Water Flood water treatment system on the Ngujima-Yin Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility that will operate in Woodside's Greater Enfield Area Development fields, offshore northwest Australia. ...

  • Small Contractor Pumps Boost International Trade with South Africa

    T-T has been working hard to develop relationships with companies overseas as export becomes an increasingly important market for our company. We understand that one small order for a small contractor pump can really be the start of something great… Over the years T-T have focused our efforts at various trade shows and exhibitions, meeting contacts new and old, in order to maintain ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Together we’re ready for recovery

    Overall command of the response to the flooding crisis in Somerset has formally passed from the police to a joint operation led by Somerset County Council. The joint agreement, which was signed on Friday, sees six key points confirmed and moves the floods crisis from an emergency phase – known as “Response” – to a new level, “Recovery”. One of the key points is ...

  • Parents urged to be half term flood aware

    The multi agency emergency response team has repeated its warning to parents to be aware of potential dangers of floodwater on the Somerset Levels during the half term week. Many parents may be out and about over the coming week with their children, who are on holiday from school. Some may be visiting the Somerset area but we want to urge them to take care and plan their trip carefully, listening ...

  • Drivers urged to `think not sink` and be `floodaware` as heavy rain hits Christmas getaway

    Communities across southern and south west England urged to prepare for risk of flooding. Heavy rain and high winds Heavy rain and high winds are set to sweep back in to England on Monday bringing an increased risk of flooding from swollen rivers and surface water collected on roads to many parts of the country, particularly southern and south west England. The Environment ...

  • 18 million UK drivers could end up in deep water

    More than half (54%) of UK drivers would endanger themselves and their vehicles by driving through moving flood water, according to a joint Environment Agency and AA survey. The research of 21,165 AA members, carried out by Populus*, also revealed that more than a quarter (27%) of respondents would drive through moving flood water deeper than 30cm, which is enough to move a car. The Environment ...

  • 18 million UK drivers could end up in deep water

    More than half of UK drivers would endanger themselves and their vehicles by driving through moving flood water, according to a joint Environment Agency and AA survey. Environment Agency and AA survey reveals that over half of UK drivers would risk crossing dangerous flood water More than half (54%) of UK drivers would endanger themselves and their vehicles by driving through moving flood water, ...

  • Pensacola Mold Testing Firm Gives Tips to Prevent Mold Growth from Recent Flooding

    Potential severe weather is certainly enough to make property owners concerned about protecting their homes from water damage.This weekend’s storms in Pensacola and the surrounding areas have caused flooding and water damage to both residential and commercial buildings.    EMSL offers some basic steps that property owners and tenants can perform to minimize the damage and risks of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Flood waters completely drained, system to treat contaminated ground water back on line at American Cyanamid superfund site

    More than 200 million gallons of flood water has been drained from the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, NJ and the system used to capture contaminated ground water under the site is now functioning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. Ground water under the site is highly contaminated with metals and VOCs, such as benzene and xylene from the former ...

  • DEP Offers Tips to Residents Dealing with Flood-Ravaged Property

    The Department of Environmental Protection is advising residents whose homes or businesses have been affected by flood waters to take a number of precautions to assure a safe cleanup. "Thousands of people and homes have been impacted by the tragic flooding in the commonwealth over the past several days. It is gut-wrenching to see the many pictures of the devastation, destruction and human ...

  • Residents urged to move and secure potentially hazardous items in advance of rising floodwaters along the Missouri river

    As the risks of new flooding along portions of the Missouri River continue to exist, EPA Region 7 is urging residents of those areas to consider moving potentially hazardous items to safer locations in advance of rising waters. During past flooding events in the Midwest, EPA has partnered with various local, state, and tribal governments to respond under the authority of the federal Oil ...

  • Drastic response to mississippi flood

    Flames shot up and a loud boom was heard on Monday 2nd May as the US government blew a hole in a Mississippi River flood levee in a bid to save several towns in Illinois and Kentucky from being inundated. A witness said water began to pour out of the hole after the explosion, and is expected to flood some 130,000 acres of farmland in Missouri in order to spare the towns. The deliberate ...


    By Bekaert Group

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Lab Warns of Potential Contaminations From Flooding

    Heavy rains and melting snow combined to cause major flooding in several parts of western Connecticut this past weekend.  A flood watch remained in effect for Rhode Island, central Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut, including New London and Windham counties until this morning. Many people have been evacuated from homes and businesses in some areas due to the flooding.  Tragically, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Record California Rains have Property Owners on Alert for Mold

    EMSL Analytical provides testing solutions and tools for residential and commercial properties affected by flood waters and heavy rains across California. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in six counties across California.  The declaration authorizes assistance from the state to local government officials in Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Health concerns growing as flood waters recede

    The incidence of diarrhoea has increased in the wake of heavy flooding in 23 out of 64 districts, with flood waters now dropping fast in the north, central and south-central regions. For the third consecutive day, flood waters along the Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Ganges-Padma river systems continued to drop, while 57 of the 73 flood-causing rivers also registered a decrease, including the Meghna, ...


    By IRIN Association

  • Floods in West Africa raise major health risks

    Rising flood waters across West Africa are intensifying health risks for millions of people, and adding to the impact of the food price crisis. International aid is needed as heavy rains forecast to last until September could exacerbate health threats for conditions including malaria, diarrhoea and other potentially fatal communicable diseases. 'West Africa's annual floods bring with them not ...

  • Rampant disease washes in with flood water in Sierra Leone

    With malaria, diarrhea and vomiting, pneumonia, bronchitis and other respiratory infections, worm infestations, scabies, abscesses, sores, and boils all common ailments in the Kroo Bay community of the Sierra Leone capital Freetown local medical official Amadou Kandor says it’s little wonder 35 is an average life expectancy for the slum’s 6,000 inhabitants. Kroo Bay, one of the poorest areas in ...


    By IRIN Association

  • Nevada stormwater flood declared an official disaster

    President Bush has approved Nevada's request for a major disaster declaration for Lyon County. This declaration provides federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and flooding. The storms caused a rupture in a levee near the California border that sent water gushing into the town of Fernley. The flood cut off as many as 400 homes and ...

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