Flood disasters are always old news.

Flood disasters are always old news.

We’re about to see the biggest Lower Mississippi flood in history.   Parts of Memphis are being evacuated, and the Mississipi Delta may be in for the worst it’s ever seen. Terrorists who could never match these floods dominate the front page.  Tornadoes,...

Floodways are for floods.

Floodways are for floods.

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Birds Point myths, and shame on the New York Times

Birds Point myths, and shame on the New York Times

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Blowing up Birds Point.

Blowing up Birds Point.

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Lawsuit over Memphis pumping of the Sparta Aquaifer.

Lawsuit over Memphis pumping of the Sparta Aquaifer.

Via Michael Campana’s WaterWired, news of a billion dollar lawsuit by the State of Mississippi against the City of Memphis over pumping of the vast Sparta Aquifer. This problem has been brewing for a long time. The aquifer is being mined for water, and drawdowns...