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  • Canyonside Recycled Water Pump Station Emergency Repairs for Flood Damage

    San Diego, CA, USA

    City crews worked long hours to install temporary pumps and generators; the pumps were operated manually 24 hr/day, shifts scheduled around the clock to keep pumps running and site secure. The City returned the Pump Station to fu...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
    Public Utilities, Public Works Department and Office of Homeland Security
  • Resort District Authority Seawall Investment

    Frenchtown Charter Township of Monroe County created a special tax assessment district, unique in the State of Michigan, to correct and prevent further deterioration along the shorelines of Lake Erie and adjacent properties. The R...

    Bonds & Loans
    Taxes & User Fees
    General obligation bond
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    Hurricane Katrina Storm Damage Risk Reduction

    New Orleans, LA, USA

    $14 billion risk reduction program in New Orleans and Southern Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Program includes levees and floodwalls, locks, dams and sector gates, pump stations, freshwater diversions, marsh creation, and barr...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Bonds & Loans
    + 1
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - not local government
  • Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme

    Flood barriers installed to protect residential properties along the river during storm events; Project included landscaping, drainage, floodgates, retaining walls, pump stations, and diversion of utilities.