Hurricane Harvey hits Texas and Louisiana provoking great economic losses.

Juan Garcia R. Hurricane Harvey hits Texas and Louisiana provoking great economic losses. Water and Irrigation Vol.: 8, No. 1: 9-10, September 2017, Spain. Hurricane Harvey with category four, breaking a record amount of rain on Texas and for the continental US, the National Weather Service, was recorded 1320 mm…

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Floods in the corridor of US tornadoes.

Juan G. R. and Juan P. J. A. Floods in the corridor of US tornadoes. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 19-20, August, 2016, Spain. In 2016 torrential rains have caused flooding in the states of Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri and Illinois. Being the most…

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Maryland flooding: Never seen such devastation.

Maryland county official: Never seen such devastation. By Steve Visser and Chandrika Narayan, CNN. Mon August 1, 2016 The flood that devastated downtown Ellicott City, Maryland, killed two people and destroying or damaging at least 25 buildings, was the worst in memory of a 57 year old county executive. The…

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The fight against floods in French Riviera

Juan G.R. and Juan G. M. The fight against floods in French Riviera requires modernization of the urban drainage. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 6, No. 1: 27-29, October, 2015, Spain. In many towns and cities in France there are areas with poor drainage system is unable to evacuate large…

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Major flooding in the UK in 2014 demanding better drainage networks .

Juan G.R. Major flooding in the UK in 2014 demanding better drainage networks . Water and Irrigation . Vol : 5, No. 1:4-6 , February, 2014 , Spain . The rainstorm that hit the UK in late 2013 and during January and February 2014 have caused widespread flooding , southern…

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Fighting floods in Colorado require more drainage works.

Juan G. R. Fighting floods in Colorado require more drainage works. Water and Irrigation, Vol 4, No. 1 : 23-24 , September, 2013 , Spain. Heavy rains from September 9 in the State of Colorado as a consequence of the combined action of various meteorological factors within and outside the…

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Human errors and climate change cause flooding in Argentina

Human errors and climate change cause flooding in Argentina By: AFP April 4, 2013 According to experts, a key factor in Argentina’s tragedy is the indiscriminate construction of buildings. The tragic floods that hit Buenos Aires and La Plata to 63 km south, far left a toll of 57 dead.…

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Torrential rains and inadequate drainage systems induce huge losses southeast Spain.

Juan G. R. Torrential rains and inadequate drainage systems induce huge losses southeast Spain. Water and Irrigation. Volume: 3, 1: 9-10, October, 2012, Spain. The first storm of autumn 2012 that affected southeastern Spain in late September, torrential rains brought about 200 l/m2, which has killed 11 people and 2…

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Large losses of rainwater in Spain.

Juan Garcia R. Large losses of rainwater in Spain. Newspaper Information Page 20, 23/06/2008 , Alicante , Spain . In a country where the regime of rainfall is so variable and the average annual precipitation is considered moderate such as Spain , highlights the importance of establishing the mechanisms needed…

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