29 Jul '14, 6pm

Top Cities for Nuisance Flooding from Rising Seas - EcoBuilding Pulse

According to William Sweet, lead author of the report, “as relative sea level increases [in a city], it no longer takes a strong storm or a hurricane to cause flooding”—which means that if your city is high on the list, road closures, maxed-out storm drains, and the inevitable damage that accompanies a flood will be coming your way (especially if you live on the East Coast). Scientists examined data from 45 NOAA water level gauges around the country and compared that to long-term reports of number of days of nuisance floods to identify which metros are most at risk.

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/climate-change/top-10-cit...

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