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Rising water causes flood advisory, takes dock down Kenai River

...Kenai Lake to Skilak Lake until 6:45 p.m. on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Ted Moran, a senior hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, said his concern is for low-lying areas on the river's...
Flood watch issued for Kenai River

...Administration, or NOAA, are keeping a close eye on the water levels and don't expect them to get out of hand, said Senior Hydrologist Ted Moran. As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, the stretch of the Kenai River under a flood watch had risen to over 11 feet. Water...
Conflict, controversy haunt K-Beach flooding solutions

...inches of rain that fell between July and October 2013, about 8 inches more than average, said Jim Munter, a former state hydrologist and co-chair of the K-Beach High Water Drainage Task Force, a citizens' group that organized to develop solutions to...
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...
Assembly supports schools, dings marketing and K-Beach flooded area

...snowfall and rain but did not flood. "What happened in 2013. What has changed in 2013? These are questions best answered by hydrologists, geologists and engineers," she said. "Will you please support a feasibility study in the K-Beach area to identify...
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...
Residents ask for action

...way to get out. He said he hired a hydrologist and was permitted to do some ditching...each side," he said.Yragui said his hydrologist suggested a cannel at the end of Buoy...going. The borough also brought in a hydrologist as well as the person who originally...
Company seeks private wells for Nikiski water testing

...the first to volunteer her drinking water well for testing. At least four other private landowners in the area have given hydrologists and geologists with DOWL HKM, the company contracted by the Kenai Peninsula Borough to track groundwater movement in the...


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