Irma Will Test Florida’s Infrastructure, From Dikes to Sewage Plants

By HENRY FOUNTAIN September 9, 2017 FORT MYERS, Fla. — Engineers stopped pumping water out of Lake Okeechobee on Saturday, confident that they had lowered levels enough to keep the dike and the towns around it safe as Hurricane Irma swept into southern...

Crews Race Storms as Water Ebbs at California Dam

By JESS BIDGOOD February 13, 2017 Water stopped flowing Monday over a spillway that has eroded at the nation’s tallest dam, allowing crews to assess the damage — and figure out how to shore it up — before another round of rain anticipated...