Articles from December 2020

Mississippi River flooding in Winfield, Missouri

Water quality, flooding mean low grade for major watershed

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
A group developed to help improve management of the Mississippi River Watershed has issued it a disappointing report card, and says urgent action and billions of dollars are required to address flooding and water quality concerns in the nation’s largest rivers.
Aerial photo of flooding at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers

Big Sioux River Flood Information System, based on IFC’s Flood Information System, receives Honor Award for Engineering Excellence

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is excited to announce its Big Sioux River Flood Information System (BSRFIS) received an Honor Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards competition.