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Isleton, California, is situated beside the Sacramento River, one of the main waterways in California’s Delta Region.

California city forms abatement district to reduce flood risk

The city is forming the Delta Region Geologic Hazard Abatement District, the first such district in California seeking to combat levee failure rather than more traditional geologic hazards.

California wildfire

How civil engineers can help with wildfire prevention and preparedness

In episode 118 of the ASCE Plot Points podcast, Taylor talks about how wildfires continue to affect his homestate of California and what civil engineers can do to help.

Flood signage

Studying the impact of impervious land cover on flooding in urban areas

Results show that impervious land cover yields higher percent changes than rainfall changes for the minimum, mean, and maximum event flooding intensity.

Floating city prototype (Rendering courtesy of BIG/OCEANIX)

Floating city prototype unveiled for South Korea

Known as OCEANIX Busan, the prototype is being built to demonstrate that floating infrastructure can create new spaces for coastal cities that want to expand sustainably as sea levels rise.

A car with mountable high-quality mobile mapping equipment (left) capturing the data (right)

Saving Our Infrastructure and Cutting Expenses: Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Road Maintenance

Technological advancements are enabling various strategies for capturing geospatial data, ranging from cheap and simple smartphone-based solutions to expensive high-tech devices.

Starbucks, Volvo electric vehicle charging pilot network

Starbucks, Volvo launch electric vehicle charging pilot network

The project aims to “electrify the driving route from the Colorado Rockies to the Starbucks Support Center in Seattle,” according to a March 15 news release from Starbucks.

Potential SMART repeaters

Subsea telecom cables could detect earthquakes, tsunamis

A joint task force is charged with investigating the use of submarine telecommunications cables for ocean and climate monitoring and disaster warning.

Aerial view of self-driving vehicle

What are the next disruptive emerging transportation technologies?

Episode 115 of the ASCE Plot Points podcast explores some of the key technologies and their implications for civil engineers.

Drones search and rescue

After a storm, send in the drones

In the aftermath of a storm, search and rescue teams face considerable obstacles. Drones can provide sky-high views during search and rescue operations.

Cyber infrastructure

Cyber incident reporting to be required of infrastructure owners

The policy statement lists nine actions that infrastructure owners should take “to avoid disruption and preserve public safety.”

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See how Future World Vision comes to life through an immersive VR experience.

Cities of the Future film, Singapore


Stay updated on the upcoming Future World Vision giant-screen film, Cities of the Future.

Mega City 2070 platform


Create and share your own custom tour of Mega City 2070.

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