TITLE

Oakland official: Drain worked, but system was deluged

AUTHOR(S)
GREENE, JAY
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Crain's Detroit Business;8/25/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p0023
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the severe flooding in Oakland County, Michigan on August 11, 2014 which was attributed to the inability of the 12 Towns Retention Treatment Basin to keep up with heavy rains according to Jim Nash, water resource commissioner for the county.
ACCESSION #
97826932

 

Related Articles

  • Rain, rain, go away. Humble, Loretta // Malakoff News (TX);10/30/2015, Vol. 106 Issue 44, p2 

    The article presents the author's views about rain and how her front yard's dry creek bed was flooded due to massive amounts of water.

  • BSE provides support for flood-affected Goa.  // Ace Analyser: Company News;8/30/2019, pN.PAG 

    Heavy rains and floods affected several areas of the state, including Bicholim, Pernem and Bardez talukas in North Goa district, earlier this month

  • Heavy rain prediction using deterministic and probabilistic models -- the flash flood cases of 11-13 October 2005 in Catalonia (NE Spain). Barrera, A.; Altava-Ortiz, V.; Llasat, M. C.; Barnolas, M. // Advances in Geosciences;2007, Vol. 12, p121 

    Between the 11 and 13 October 2005 several flash floods were produced along the coast of Catalonia (NE Spain) due to a significant heavy rainfall event. Maximum rainfall achieved values up to 250mm in 24 h. The total amount recorded during the event in some places was close to 350 mm. Barcelona...

  • Rainfall claims lives.  // Crisis Response Journal;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports on the heavy rainfall in the Arabian Peninsula in 2013 that led to flash flooding and property damage in Libya and death of 13 persons in Saudi Arabia and 21 persons in Oman.

  • Paris Flood.  // America;2/19/1910, Vol. 2 Issue 19, p496 

    The article reports on the flooding in the Seine River in Paris, France in February 1910. Continued rain and snowfalls led to the rise in the water mark in the Seine that went beyond its highest in 1882. Paris pneumatic clocks which stopped on January 20 because of the floods were started again...

  • Space–Time Variability of Rainfall and Extreme Flood Response in the Menomonee River Basin, Wisconsin. Zhang, Yu; Smith, James A. // Journal of Hydrometeorology;Jun2003, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p506 

    The hydrometeorological processes that control flash flooding are examined through analyses of space–time rainfall variability and flood response in the Milwaukee metropolitan region. The analyses focus on four flood events in the Menomonee River basin that occurred 21 June 1997, 2 July...

  • Corps says flood funds may come up short. Kamerick, Megan // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/29/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p42 

    Focuses on the problems on flood control during rainy season in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Damages caused by flood in May 1995; Creation of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Control Project (SELA); Efforts of the congressional delegation to increase SELA funds.

  • Measurement, calibration of rainfall-runoff models and assessment of the return period of flooding events at urban catchment Kumodraz in Belgrade. Despotovic, J.; Petrovic, J.; Jacimovic, N. // Water Science & Technology;2002, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p127 

    Assesses the design flows for the locations of the rainfall-runoff catchments in Serbia, Yugoslavia. Requirements for the design concept; Estimation of the design peak flows and volumes in the storm drainage system at the catchment; Return periods of flooding events.

  • Floods in southern Portugal: their physical and human causes, impacts and human response. Catarina Ramos; Eusébio Reis // Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change;Sep2002, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p267 

    Floods have been the most deadly natural disasters in Portugal during the last century, followed by earthquakes. The type of flood known as a `progressive flood' mainly affects the larger basins, such as that of the Tagus River, and results in a large inundated area. These floods are caused by...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics