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Scientists from Stanford University have introduced a new method to replenish aquifers by using flooding fields.

Extreme torrential rain has caused severe flooding and has triggered hazardous mudslides in California.

Scientists have conducted detailed investigation about the causes of the Mud Creek major landslide in Big Sur, California, about 2 years ago.

A brand-new application is able to alert people in time when earthquakes strike in California.

Published in News on Software

A rock fall occurred in the underground Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, California.

A section of Highway 1 in California re-opened 14 months after a major landslide buried the road which connects San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Published in News on Events
Thursday, 05 July 2018 02:00

Top Geotechnical Journal Paper Award

Ricardo Dobry and Tarek Abdoun have been selected by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to receive the Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award.

Published in News on Awards
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 01:00

California gets hit by deadly mudslides

Heavy rainfall caused rivers of mud and debris to run down from hillsides in Santa Barbara County, California, last Tuesday, killing several people and causing extensive damage to infrastructure.

Hayward Baker, Inc. is pleased to announce staff promotions for several key staff members.

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The main spillway of Lake Oroville Dam, California, whose major damage in February 2017 threatened the region with flooding and forced 200,000 people to evacuate, is now being demolished.

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