Flood warning systems are designed to help improve warning of flood and weather events. These systems help give early warning for the public and local governments based on local measurements in real time.
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Dredging done correctly doesn’t hurt water quality, and can yield positive environmental results. However, ensuring these good results demands monitoring for contaminant release, sediment resuspension, and other water quality issues.
Coastal buoy monitoring systems, which are subjected to harsh and unpredictable weather and other forces, are simple to use and promise highly accurate performance despite punishing conditions.
Scour monitoring beneath abutments, bridges, piers, and other underwater structures is important for early-warning and preventative management strategies and commonly use sonar based sensors.
Although flooding is more likely in some regions than in others, it’s possible almost anywhere. As weather patterns change and become more unpredictable and more extreme weather events occur, flooding will become more common. And while it may seem intuitive that bad weather might cause flooding, general information isn’t enough to save lives and protect […]
To find out what conditions are spurring blooms in the water, Bates College partnered with the Auburn Water District to launch a monitoring system.