New Orleans Achieves Stronger Infrastructure Resilience thru the IHNC Surge Barrier

The catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 provide many lessons on infrastructure resilience. The threat of storm surges remains because of the city’s average elevation level is six feet (or almost 2 meters) below sea level and being bodies of water surround the city. In 2005, the 28-foot storm surge that Hurricane Katrina created… Continue reading New Orleans Achieves Stronger Infrastructure Resilience thru the IHNC Surge Barrier

Learning Resource for Centralians – Optimised Decision Making, IDS and the Deighton Water Model

Recently, I read the article “Optimised Decision Making, IDS and the Deighton Water Model – An Introduction” which sparked my attention. Published on the Inframanage.com site, the article includes a video that demonstrates the Deighton Water Model and the resource persons talked about the implication to finance and infrastructure management. As a civil engineering graduate,… Continue reading Learning Resource for Centralians – Optimised Decision Making, IDS and the Deighton Water Model

Top 10 International Tourist Destinations Part 2

This is article is the second part, which covers the top 5 of 10 popular tourist destinations of the world. Travelling can mean differently to people. For some it is a necessary part of work, a lifestyle for some, and for most of us a luxury or a treat. It is almost a single activity… Continue reading Top 10 International Tourist Destinations Part 2

Top 10 International Tourist Destinations Part 1

Whether you are a seasoned traveller, a hesitant one, or still daydreaming about your first adventure this article will be helpful to you. Travel can mean differently to people. For some it is a necessary part of an occupation or career, some as a passion or hobby, while to others or most, a luxury. When… Continue reading Top 10 International Tourist Destinations Part 1