In honor of those devastated by the recent flooding all over the world, including Texas and Florida in the United States, the Caribbean, Africa and across Southeast Asia, NWNL takes a look at photos from our archives of flooding in our case study watersheds.
Columbia River Basin
In British Columbia, Columbia River flooding from melting snow pack and storms, threatens barns and farmlands. (2007)
Barn and truck underwater in British Columbia from Columbia River flooding due to melting snow pack and storms. (2007)
Mississippi River Basin
Mississippi River flood of 1993, St Genevieve, Missouri.
Road flooded in West Alton, Missouri during the Mississippi River flood of 1993.
Raritan River Basin
A submerged park bench during the spring floods in Clinton, New Jersey, part of the South Branch of the Raritan River Basin. (2011)
Hamden Road flooded near Melick’s bridge in Clinton, New Jersey, part of the South Branch of the Raritan River Basin. (2011)
Omo River Basin
Dassenech village, located on the Omo Delta in Ethiopia, flooded by the Omo River and polluted by livestock effluent. (2007)
Granary hut built on stilts on a flooded plain in the Dassenech village in Ethiopia. (2007)
Posted by Sarah Kearns, NWNL Project Manager.
All photos © Alison M. Jones.