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The new face of flooding

Jul 17, 2024


The seas are swallowing coastal land, damaging property, submerging septic tanks and making key roads increasingly impassable. “Our canary in the coal mine for sea level rise is storm water flooding,” said Renee Collini, director of the Community Resilience Center at the Water Institute. “Each inch up of sea level rise reduces the effectiveness of our storm water to drain and the only place left for it to go is into our roads, yards, homes and businesses.” More here.