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Hardening the Infrastructure: Flood-management Controls

Posted February 22, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Engineers must tackle both technical and human-related complexities to ensure the integrity and safety of dams and levees across the country, especially in light of the exceptional pressure put on the Oroville Dam by winter precipitation in mid-February 2017.


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02/23/2017 3:48 PM

One portion of infrastructure safety should include, but not be limited to, on-site (continuous sensor monitoring network system) programs.

Costly, yes, but with increased complexity, more cost-effective...

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