Metro D.C. Area Officials See Minimal Infrastructure Damage

Ackerman, Andrew
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32414, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the impact of the severe flooding and rainfall on the economic conditions of the Metro and surrounding areas of Washington. The federal government closed several agencies and museums because of basement flooding along the National Mall and the governor of Virginia declared a state of emergency. However, according to public officials, the flooding was expected to be minor.


Related Articles

  • Flood Control Policies In India - How Far We Are? Mollah, Swati // Golden Research Thoughts;Jul2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Special section p1 

    India is highly vulnerable to floods and out of the total geographical area of 329 mha., more than 40 mha. is flood- prone. Floods are recurrent phenomenon, which cause huge loss of lives and damage to livelihood system, property, infrastructure and public utilities. It is cause for concern that...

  • Mt. Rainier Still Reeling From November Storm.  // Parks & Recreation;Jan2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p18 

    The article discusses flood damages from a severe Nov. 6 and 7, 2007 storm in Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state. Cleanup efforts within the park are described, including rebuilding roads and trails damaged by landslides. The article states that the park's lengthy closure is...

  • Lost in the Flood. Ionova, Mariana // Transitions Online;7/24/2014, p2 

    The article reports that more than 350 people in Varna, Bulgaria's largest coastal city, were affected by flash floods on June 19, 2014, and most of the people belonged to Roma community. The floods, triggered by a torrential downpour, were followed by mudslides and resulted in damage of around...

  • Pipeline at a steady trickle. Marriott, Cherie // FinanceAsia;Feb2011, p35 

    The article discusses the effects of flood that hit the states ofQueensland and Victoria. It informs that 15 billion U.S. dollars are required for repairment and rebuilding of homes and infrastructure. It also informs that the reconstruction process will take several years and hence gross...

  • The flood of 2005: sizing up the infrastructure damage. Lane, Richard // New Hampshire Business Review;2/3/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p41 

    The article examines the extent of infrastructure damage caused by floods in 2005 in New Hampshire. The state flood caused severe damage to public infrastructure, including roads, bridges, drainage structures and government facilities, damage to communication lines, erosion, contamination of...

  • Utilities get to grips with flooding.  // Utility Week;7/6/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p7 

    The article reports on the aftermath of the July 2007 rain flood in England. The flood reached the facilities of various public utilities such as Yorkshire Water and Severn Trent Water. Severn employees pulled out all the stops to clean up properties affected by sewer flooding. CE Electric...

  • Failing Grades. Geiger, Beth // Current Science;1/18/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p8 

    The article presents information on the bad condition of the U.S. infrastructure, public facilities that enable a country to function and include roads, dams, bridges, airports, railways, utilities, and schools.

  • "A robust resilience plan allows each organisation to develop unique responses that specifically respond to the given risks". Fitch, Mark // Utility Week;3/20/2015, p15 

    The author comments on utilities companies in Great Britain adopting a robust resilience plan to manage threats to critical infrastructure, including power, water, sewerage and transport disruption.

  • After the flood. Wirtz, Ronald A. // Fedgazette;Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p11 

    The article discusses the financial effects of the 2011 floods in district communities in Minot, North Dakota. According to Bruce Strinden, chairman of the Morton County Board of Commissioners, the preparation for floods is bad, the flooding part is bad, and the cleanup part is the worst, messy...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics