David A. Webb CP

David A. Webb, CP, is senior regional sales manager for Fugro Horizons, Rapid City, S.D. For more information, visit www.fugrohorizons.com or www.internationalwaterinstitute.org. The CLICK Web site is at  lidar.cr.usgs.gov.


Flood Control from the Air

By David A. Webb CP
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The Red River flows northward at a minimal slope as it traverses the relatively flat terrain between North Dakota and Minnesota. As the snow melts and the rains begin each spring, the rising water challenges the river’s capacity. At least once a year, the Red River overflows its banks. Most of these floods are minor; however, in 1997, an extreme set of conditions conspired to create the region’s most disastrous flood since 1826. ...
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