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Hurricanes Expected to Worsen in Next Decade; Coastal Residents Must Act Now

As 2019 comes to a close it marks the end of a decade, as well as the end to this year’s devastating hurricane season....

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill requiring disaster recovery funds adhere to latest codes

Funding also provided to train code officials and the construction industry in the latest codes Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the...

Woolpert Hiring and Deploying Engineers, Architects, Project Managers to Disaster Recovery Sites Under FEMA...

Dayton, Ohio — Woolpert is hiring and deploying engineers, architects, project managers, and related professional and technical services personnel to aid in recovery efforts under a Federal...

Take part in keeping communities safe with Building Safety Month

Join a wide variety of public and private organizations this May to create safer communities worldwide Washington, D.C. – This May, the International Code Council will...

Stream cleaning

Drone survey technology helps map northern New Jersey river obstructions and lower flood insurance premiums. Surveyors are harnessing the power of drone technology by focusing...

Creating more resilient floodplains

One Texas county in the heart of ‘flash flood alley’ addressed water infrastructure vulnerabilities by taking a proactive approach to flood control planning. By Bobby...

Ready for storms

Pennoni develops plan to upgrade and floodproof stormwater pumps to alleviate city’s flood risk. By Kenneth Shine, Assoc. DBIA, CFM Burlington City, N.J., is a proactive...

Record Rainfall

Figure 1: Section of a map showing rainfall totals in southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana from Aug. 25 through Sept. 1, 2017, resulting from...

Jacobs wins FEMA Puerto Rico response contract

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., in a joint venture with CDM Smith, has been awarded a $65 million one-year contract with a $35 million six-month option to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) public assistance recovery operations, construction and project management, and technical support services for Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria.
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