Author: Eric Thompson, PE, CFM

/News---Info/Blog/December-2015/When-is-the-next-100-year-flood Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Another 100-year flood! If we just had the100-year flood, aren’t we safe for 99 more years? A hydrologist or water resources engineer might respond by asking if you really had 100-year flood or if it was instead a 100-year rainfall.

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/News---Info/Blog/August-2015/How-City-Planners-can-Prepare-for-Large-Storms Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Midwest cities, like Madison, Wisconsin, get their fair share of precipitation each year. Wisconsin’s capital city averaged 38.98 inches of precipitation in 2014, which is 8.34 inches more than 2013. Increasing rainfall amounts are not anomalous to Madison, but are now anticipated with greater frequency across the Upper Midwest – along with increases in rainfall intensity.  

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/News---Info/Blog/June-2015/What-are-Sustainable-Greenway-Drainage-Systems- Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Flooding can be the devastating result of heavy or prolonged rainfalls, or the cumulative effect of a long period of smaller rainfall events. While most news coverage focuses on the catastrophic events like the torrential rain that caused a breach in Lake Delton, Wisconsin, both types of flooding events can cause substantial damage.
 

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/News---Info/Blog/June-2015/Techniques-to-Battle-Flooding-in-the-Midwest Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
It is a common adage that you can’t prevent floods; however, with good planning, flood damage can be prevented. Flood studies help communities identify existing infrastructure at risk to flooding and plan future developments to avoid flood prone areas.

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/News---Info/Blog/April-2015/Is-a-Stormwater-Utility-the-right-fit-for-your-com Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
MSA's Stormwater Practice Leader, Eric Thompson, PE, CFM guides you through the stormwater utility development process in this webinar. This is a must-watch video for any community contemplating implementation of a stormwater utility. 

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