This flood-proof greenhouse has got legs ... and knows how to use them
January 29, 2016, 4:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hydraulics give a British backyard potting shed a lift when needed.
Anheuser-Busch producing canned drinking water for flood victims
May 30, 2015, 8:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Beermaker shifts focus of one production line at its Georgia brewery to create 50,000 cans of water for the American Red Cross.
Meet the bioswale, New York's new weapon in the war against water pollution
November 13, 2014, 5:46 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A sizable army of bioswales — aka 'those weird sloped mini-gardens with pebbles' — will help prevent overwhelmed sewers from discharging waste into NYC waterways during storms.
Foreclosed homes: Stormwater management's secret weapon?
August 27, 2014, 7 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Will razing abandoned properties in flood-ravaged neighborhoods stop flooding in the basements of homes that people live in?
2,000-pound rubber duck goes missing in Guiyang, China
July 21, 2014, 6:31 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Florentijn Hofman's floating Rubber Duck sculpture, the semi-nightmarish bathtub toy version of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, is swept away by floodwaters.
Is flooded mall the world's largest urban aquarium?
July 1, 2014, 4:50 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Thousands of fish swim among the escalators in this surreal flooded mall in Thailand.
Will hydraulics help save Farnsworth House from future flooding?
April 30, 2014, 7:07 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Mies van der Rohe's modernist jewel box needs saving from an ill-behaved river. Will placing the home atop a hydraulic system spare it from flooding while maintaining its historic cred?
Dismantled Wright residence survives epic road trip to Arkansas
April 30, 2014, 4:22 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Carefully deconstructed and packed away into 2 shipping containers, the Bachman Wilson House completes the haul from New Jersey to its new home in Bentonville, Ark.
Will BIG U, a flood-preventing 'protective ribbon,' wrap itself around Manhattan?
April 4, 2014, 2:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Bjarke Ingels Group's proposal for the Rebuild by Design competition envisions, among other things, lush waterfront berm-parks and flood panels tucked under FDR Drive.
U.K. flood recovery aided by Royal Air Force combat plane
February 17, 2014, 10:39 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The jet's specialized photography pod shows high-resolution imagery of areas affected by the overflowing River Thames.
President Obama unveils 'climate hubs' to help farmers and rural communities
February 5, 2014, 10:55 a.m. by John Platt
The 7 regional hubs will provide scientific information about climate change, drought, flood, fire and pests.