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/News---Info/Blog/December-2015/When-is-the-next-100-year-flood Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Another 100-year flood! If we just had the100-year flood, aren’t we safe for 99 more years? A hydrologist or water resources engineer might respond by asking if you really had 100-year flood or if it was instead a 100-year rainfall.

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/News---Info/Blog/August-2015/What-is-landscape-architecture- Sarah McDonald
There are many misconceptions on what landscape architecture really is. Some believe it is simply picking out a few plants and placing them appropriately on a property - but it is so much more. Landscape architecture is defined as “The art and science of creating outdoor spaces,” but what does that mean?

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/News---Info/Blog/August-2015/How-City-Planners-can-Prepare-for-Large-Storms Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Midwest cities, like Madison, Wisconsin, get their fair share of precipitation each year. Wisconsin’s capital city averaged 38.98 inches of precipitation in 2014, which is 8.34 inches more than 2013. Increasing rainfall amounts are not anomalous to Madison, but are now anticipated with greater frequency across the Upper Midwest – along with increases in rainfall intensity.  

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/News---Info/Blog/July-2015/GIS-technique-helps-solve-sewer-system-challenges Todd Halvorson, GISP
Combine an aging sewer infrastructure constructed in bedrock along with rising water tables and you may have significant inflow and infiltration in your sewer system. See how this Minnesota city used GIS spatial technology to quickly identify property owners affected by poor water lateral conditions.
 

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/News---Info/Blog/July-2015/Stormwater-Innovations-Mean-Something Stephanie Brown, AICP
Large amounts of impervious area associated with modern cityscapes prevent water from soaking into the ground as easily as it does in natural environments. Therefore, extra measures need to be taken to restore a watersheds infiltration capacity. Some of these innovations include rooftop gardens, bioretention gardens and permeable pavements. 

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