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Seventh street structure on hold

...High-Water Drainage Task Force is currently the only other entity that has expressed interest in picking up the project. Hydrologist and task force co-chair Jim Munter said the group is unsure if they will be assuming management, but still supports the...
Fighting back against the flood

...the Seventh Street section line, she said. The Mitigation Project has already had discussions with Navarre and borough hydrologist Dan Mahalak about the future of the project. Navarre said the borough is open to hearing proposals from the Task Force and...
Flood mitigation project under review

...cause is the general lack of an effective integrated drainage network in the flooded areas to drain water away," said the hydrologist contracted for the project, Jim Munter. The project is estimated to cost nearly $400,000 Lipinski said. Funding will...
K-Beach High-Water Task Force makes progress

...identified and approved during the task force's fourth meeting Monday. Task Force co-chair Jim Munter, a retired state hydrologist, said the project is a significant step for addressing the flooding. Each installed culvert is one small step to remedy...
K-Beach flooding a complex issue

...less than three-quarters of an acre, and the entire structure would be within the section line easement. We have hired a hydrologist and have talked with a surveyor about the proposed route. It is our intention to construct the storm-water structure with...
Borough threatened with lawsuit due to K-Beach Flood

...requested the borough produce a long-term drainage plan to be reviewed by Yragui's hydrologist, the borough hydrologist, a third-party hydrologist and a drainage engineer. "There needs to be production and execution of a long-term...
Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...event that we have this happen again, and, according to the hydrologist, it is going to happen again in the future, the same process...Department of Natural Resources Joe Balash. Melissa Hill, hydrologist with the Division of Mining, Land and Water gave a history...

...equator or seek higher ground for a cooler habitat."The catch phrase is 'Migrate, Adapt or Die,'" said Mark Hausner, a hydrologist at the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas.But what about creatures like the endangered pupfish that exist in only one...
K-Beach residents elect to start flooding task force

...Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management Director Scott Walden also attended the meeting. Anchorage-based Hydrologist Jim Munter, who was contacted by Dave Yragui, a K-Beach resident, in the fall of 2013 to research the situation, said...
Voices of the Peninsula: Searching for solutions to K-Beach flooding

...Kalifonsky Beach community to the south and east of K-Beach Road) are in for major flooding.Last year I hired a professional hydrologist with many years of experience in Alaska. I asked him to come down and explain what was happening and to help us find solutions...


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