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Flood Control

Stanley Consultants has extensive experience in planning, engineering, management, and related services for flood control.

It can happen in just a moment.  A picturesque meandering stream can transform into a raging torrent, a wall of destruction powerful enough to destroy everything in its path.  Flood waters leave a trail of destruction and can cause billions in damage. 

After Hurricane Katrina, the USACE created Task Force Guardian with the goal of restoring hurricane protection to New Orleans before the start of the next hurricane season.  Stanley Consultants provided program management for this significant effort.

Whether you need large scale program management or a small feasibility study, Stanley Consultants has the experience and expertise to provide your flood protection needs.

Related Projects Worldwide

Restoring New Orleans’ Hurricane Protection
Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans’ hurricane protection system, leaving the city highly vulnerable to future hurricanes. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) selected Stanley Consultants to be the program manager for Task Force Guardian to restore the city’s hurricane protection system to pre-Katrina protection levels before the next hurricane season, just eight months away.
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Grand Forks Flood Protection Project Proves to be Both Functional and Fun
Many recreational amenities were designed into the new flood protection levee, including an outdoor venue for community events.
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Developing a Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System
The “largest sector gates in the U.S.” are shipped to the New Orleans’ West Closure Complex by barge. These gates were part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program to develop and design a $14.5 billion Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System. Stanley Consultants served on the program management team.
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Hydroelectric Facilities Rehabilitated at Georgia’s Buford Dam
Stanley Consultants prepared plans and specification for Buford Dam’s major rehabilitation.
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Evaluating Alternatives to Managing Flood Risks
Stanley Consultants provided engineering support to the U.S. Army COE after record level flooding inundated the City of Cedar Rapids.
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Historic St. Anne's Senior Residential Home Saved from Demolition
Stanley Consultant's design integrates floodwall onto a historic 1907 senior residential home.
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Innovative Design Increases Orwell Dam Spillway Capacity
Stanley Consultants’ design helps Orwell Dam safely release water with innovative tailwater control structure.
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