Reengineering Infrastructure For A Wetter Wisconsin

A Conversation With Daniel Wright About Anticipating Future Floods In A More Extreme Climate

Flooding throughout the Midwest, including Wisconsin, is dangerous, costly and becoming a more frequent occurrence. Over the last few years, bridges and roads have washed away during flash floods in the northern part of the state, and in places like Madison, floodwaters took weeks to recede after heavy rainstorms in 2018. But how can engineers tackle the problem in order to prevent this kind of infrastructure damage in the future?...

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Ken Notes: Interesting. I wnder if we could put pumped storage electric generation on the table at the same time. This is a system that use water to generate electricity when solar and wind can not meat demand. When solar and wind outpace demand water is pumped back into the storage facility...



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