Houston Area Flooding Exacerbated By Man-Made Subsidence

31 08 2017

Mining Awareness +

While Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall, the Houston area is more prone to flooding due to subsidence largely induced by humans. Land shifting, in conjunction with record rain, could make the earthen reservoir next to the South Texas Nuclear site more prone to failure and can also make drainage more difficult.

usgs circ1182 07 “Houston Galveston Managing coastal subsidence“, Original here: https://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/pdf/07Houston.pdf Emphasis our own.

Houston, “Free Enterprise City” by Joe Feagin, summary: http://www.sjsu.edu/people/saul.cohn/courses/city/s1/Free%20Enterprise%20City.ppt

Houston area preliminary rain totalshttps://nwschat.weather.gov/p.php?pid=201708290105-KHGX-NOUS44-PNSHGX

The surface elevation of the site ranges from about El. 32 to 34 ft mean sea level (MSL), which is equivalent to National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29), at the north boundary to between El. 15 ft to 20 ft MSL at the south boundary… A major feature of the site is the Main Cooling Reservoir (MCR), which is formed by…

View original post 195 more words




2 responses

31 08 2017

A TIMEZONE MAP – for people watching live tv news –

31 08 2017

We have a green button link to NATURAL NEWS’ on the right sidebar.
Their store – Health Ranger is giving 50% of profits to Hurricane relief.
So if you need health food or vitamins go visit them –

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s