Recovered from the Wayback Machine.
The Mississippi is cresting this week, barring more rain. More levees have broken, but the remaining should be stable. Now comes the clean up, as well as the decisions about what to do with Old Muddy after this event. The decisions made in the past don’t fit today’s reality.
More on the floods and flood control at a later time, but for now:
- As Sand Bubbles Up Along an Illinois Levee, So Do Questions
- River Reclaims its Natural Floodplain
- NOAA Comparison between 2008 and 1993 floods
- Scientific Assessment Captures Effects of a Changing Climate on Extreme Weather Events in North America