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25% of Infrastructure Under Flood Risk in 30 years; FEMA Wants Input on Standards

Oct 13 2021 // Just as new research shows that a fourth of the critical infrastructure in the U.S. – along with an increasing number of homes and businesses – are at risk of flooding in the next 30 years, FEMA is seeking public input...

AccuWeather: Texas to See Excessive Rain, Flooding from Hurricane Pamela

Oct 13 2021 // Pamela will not only pose significant dangers across Mexico, as it pushes inland after making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday morning, but its impacts will also be felt across parts of the United States while...

Flooding in Alabama Kills 4, Damages Buildings

Oct 8 2021 // Four people were killed in Alabama Thursday when torrential rains drenched parts of the state, flooding roads and buildings and causing a sewage overflow. All four deaths, including that of a 4-year-old girl in North...

Corps of Engineers Partners With Mother Nature in Flood Control Initiatives

Oct 7 2021 // The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is known for damming rivers and building levees to keep waterways at bay. But a new initiative seeks natural flood control solutions as climate change brings increasingly frequent and...

July’s European Floods Generated Largest Insurance Industry Loss in 2021

Oct 7 2021 // The extreme flooding event in Western Europe in mid-July generated the largest insurance industry loss figure so far this year – at current estimates of US$11.0 billion, according to CRESTA, the insurance industry...

More Cities Face Tough Choice: Rebuild in Flooded Area or Move

Oct 6 2021 // Like a growing number of communities across the country, the west Tennessee town of Waverly faces a difficult dilemma: Whether to rebuild hundreds of homes that were recently flooded — or move to higher...

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