Opening of Bonnet Carré Spillway provides insight into use of river sediments By Alisha Renfro, Coastal Scientist, National Wildlife Federation In 2011, high water levels in the Mississippi River prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway in order to reduce pressure against the river levees and safely shunt the flood waters past nearby communities. In a recent study published in the Journal of Hydrology ( Vol. 477, pg. 104-118 ), a group ...
June 14, 2013 - Environmental Defense Fund
Audubon to host talk on nation's river systems RYE — The N.H. Audubon Seacoast Chapter will host the talk "Rediscovering Rivers," by Tom Ballestero, Ph.D, of the University of New Hampshire Department of Civil Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering Section, on Wednesday, June 12.
June 11, 2013 - Portsmouth Herald