Tag: flood
  • June

    Richmond to Unveil High Water Mark Intitiative

    The City of Richmond in partnership with state and federal agencies will unveil a High Water Mark Initiative at Pony Pasture Rapids Park, 7200 Riverside Drive, Richmond, VA on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1 0 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Officials announce Gathright Dam pulse release dates

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deviate from Gathright Dam's existing water control plan in order to conduct six pulse releases near Covington, Virginia from June through October 2015.
  • May

    It's not too late to prepare

    Time to dust off your preparedness plans and refresh your supplies! Hold on, you say? The latest outlook is “quiet,” -- why should I prepare? The seasonal outlook only provides insight as to the potential number of tropical storms and hurricanes, based upon current atmospheric and ocean conditions. Unfortunately, it only takes one storm to cause horrific destruction.
  • June

    Flood plain manager flooded with praise

    Michelle Hamor, chief of Norfolk District’s flood plain management section, is the 2013 recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Risk Manager of the Year Award. The Corps gives the award yearly to individuals who excel in the field of flood plain management, which plans for and identifies ways at controlling and reducing flood damages experienced by citizens living in flood plains.