Flooding close to home, and Em4 happiness.

Flooding close to home, and Em4 happiness.

We have serious flooding in the Midwest–many rivers will peak at records over the weekend. Go here for St. Louis media reports. As I drove home under a beautiful blue sky and warmish weather I passed a neighbor’s house threatened by the Big Muddy here, and...

What floods around goes around.

What floods around goes around.

Looks like the Meramec River will hit the flood of record in St. Louis tomorrow. These guys, who build our Emriver boxes, sit on the fringe of the Meramec’s floodplain there. Consider the irony of our great friends and suppliers of river model parts going...

Water (and Emriver orders) flood Carbondale.

Water (and Emriver orders) flood Carbondale.

Flooding all over. From west Texas to New York. Lots of trouble in southern Illinois. Pumps and levees failed in Harrisburg, IL. If you’re into hydrology, check out the stage plots and rainfall on my favorite Missouri Ozark river. Jesse took this photo as he and...

Emriver world domination, local flooding.

Emriver world domination, local flooding.

We just shipped two Emriver models to Minnesota, and are prepping two for Anchorage, and will likely ship a third to New York State next week. The challenges of shipping to Alaska make us wonder about satisfying our international inquiries. Carbondale is underwater....

A page out of the bible, law, worms, and a BMW.

A page out of the bible, law, worms, and a BMW.

I’m convinced that river management and restoration challenges caused by climate change are going to dominate our profession. Or drastically change public interest and investment in rivers when we have a midwestern Katrina-like disaster and vast parts of St....