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Voters OK levee to keep Huntington from flooding

Fairfax County voters overwhelmingly approved a $30 million bond issue to build a levee and a pumping station for the Huntington area, according to unofficial election results.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 06:33am EST

Tags: Huntington,

Could D.C. handle major flooding?

Addressing the District's flooding issue would be a massive undertaking that would require a major overhaul of the city's antiquated sewer and storm drainage system.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 02:23pm EDT

Tags: Sandy

Monocacy River nears predicted crest in Md.

70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:08pm EDT

Tags: Monocacy River, Sandy

Evacuations ordered in flood-prone Fairfax neighborhood

Fairfax County has ordered Fenwick Drive and Arlington Terrace in the Huntington area to evacuate immediately.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 10:29pm EDT

Tags: Huntington, Sandy, Hank Silverberg

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Flooding in Prince George's County (VIDEO)

WTOP's Kate Ryan visits the approach to Route 4 in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 09:42pm EDT

Tags: Hurricane Sandy, Kate Ryan

Storm preparations: Checking the sump pump

With thoughts of rising water at the forefront of many minds, checking basement sump pumps may help prepare homeowners to deal with flooded homes.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:03pm EDT

Tags: Hurricane Sandy, sump pump,

Voters asked to fund levee to prevent Huntington flooding

The Huntington neighborhood, near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, has flooded three times in the last 10 years, damaging cars and homes.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 07:52pm EDT

Tags: Huntington, Cameron Run, Hank Silverberg, FEMA

Rains cause flooding in Ocean City and Salisbury

Heavy rainfall has caused streets to flood in low- lying parts of Ocean City and downtown Salisbury.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: Salisbury, Ocean City,

D.C. councilmember seeks fund for flooding victims

A D.C. councilmember is calling for the establishment of a relief fund for victims of flooding in the Bloomingdale neighborhood over the weekend.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 12:49pm EDT

Tags: traffic, Metro, weather

Future area flooding prompts changes to building plans

The Washington region could be facing more flooding of the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, even the National Mall in a few years. Residents could also expect longer periods of drought and more severe storms.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, city planning, University of Maryland

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