NEWS | 2016

The SSPEED Center has received nearly 1,170 media hits from national and local media outlets, including television, radio, print and online news sources in 2016. The highlights are included below:

Measures to control flooding falling short as area grows

Houston Chronicle | December 23, 2016

Bay protection needed in addition to Ike Dike, Rice-based center says

Houston Chronicle | November 25, 2016

 

Flood Alert (page 21)

Rice Engineering, Fall 2016

 

Houston's Next Large Hurricane Could Be the City's 'Doom'

Weather Channel | October 12, 2016

 

Researcher: Houston's next hurricane could be 'devastating'

CBS-KHOU | October 11, 2016

 

Report warns of hurricane that could be 'Houston's doom

Houston Chronicle | October 11, 2016

 

Researchers warn next hurricane could devastate Houston, Nation

740-AM KTRH | October 11, 2016

 

Houston Hurricane Protection Plan Still in Limbo

WFAA/Texas Tribune | October 7, 2016

 

State Leaders Size Up Texas Preparedness for Major Hurricane

Time Warner Cable News | October 7, 2016

 

When the Next Hurricane Hits Texas

New York Times | October 7, 2016

 

As hurricane season begins, experts stress preparation

Houston Chronicle | May 31, 2016

 

Houston flood control efforts are failing

U.S. News & World Report | April 2016

 

New flood forecasting system may help warn Houston the next time

Houston Public Media | April 2016

 

Experts brace for record levels at Barker, Addicks reservoirs in aftermath of storm

Houston Chronicle (Subscription required. This article appeared on the front of

the April 20 print edition.)

Houston Chronicle | April 19, 2016

 

Houston flood control efforts fall behind urban sprawl

Houston Chronicle | April 2016

 

Houston recovering yet again

Houston Chronicle | April 2016

 

Parts of Houston still closed by flooding.

Arkansas Online | April 2016

Incredible aerial images reveal horror aftermath of deadly Houston floods which killed seven and forced more than a thousand from their homes as residents brace for even more rain

Daily Mail | April 2016

 

How Houston's data-based flood alert system can help keep residents safe

Government Technology | April 2016

 

Blackburn: We can prevent future floods if we act now

Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.) | April 2016

 

College student, 25, named as 8th victim of deadly Houston floods as pictures emerge of Texans who lost their lives in disaster

Daily Mail | April 2016

 

Houston flood control efforts fall behind urban sprawl

The Huntsville Item | April 2016

 

Historic perspective on the flooding

KTRH | April 2016

 

How Houston's data-based Flood Alert System can help keep residents safe

Emergency Management | April 2016

 

Deadly flood covers Houston

Firefighter Nation | April 2016

 

Houston doesn't have to flood this way

Burnt Orange Report | April 2016

 

Rice students offer ideas for Houston flood plan

TMC News (This article appeared in the April 25 issue of TMC Today.)

 

Skelly: Why is flood-prediction technology MIA?

Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.) | April 2016

 

Is this the new normal?

Houston Chronicle (Subscription required. This article appeared on the front of the April 24 print edition.)

 

It's time for cities to get serious about flood detection

City Lab | April 2016

 

Houston gets serious about flood detection

Route Fifty | April 2016

 

New flood forecasting system may help warn Houston the next time

Texas Standard (This also aired on 24 other stations.) | April 2016

 

Why Houston can lead urban change in the Sun Belt

Next City | April 2016

 

Can Houston's flooding be minimized?

Texas Standard (This also aired on 24 other stations.) | April 2016

 

Could Better Data Keep Houstonians Safe During Floods.

Urban Edge: Kinder Institute | April 19, 2016

 

Lawmakers Pledge Support for Hurricane Plan.

Texas Tribune | April 11, 2016

 

Wake up Texas. Houston. It's not a question of if. The question is when.

Daily Cos | March 12, 2016

 

'Right up there with the BP oil spill': A superstorm could trigger massive oil and chemical spills into the Gulf Coast

Herland Democrat | March 12, 2016

 

New Houston hurricane plan stirs the pot

WFAA (ABC) 8 | March 12, 2016

 

Hell and High Water

Propublica & Texas Tribune | March 2016

 

Houston's Perfect Storm

The Atlantic | March 4, 2016

 

The P. Q&A

Texas Monthly | February 2016

 

National Conference Spotlights UTA Civil Engineering Research

UT-Arlington News | January 11, 2016

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