US cities are working to shore up their flood defenses in the face of climate change, building and upgrading pumps, storm drains, and other infrastructure.
In many cases, their existing systems are aging and built for the climate of the past. And even upgrades can do only so much to mitigate the intense flooding that’s becoming more common, leaving cities to come up with other solutions, writes Casey Crownhart for the MIT Technology Review.
Read the full article at: https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/07/20/1029748/cities-infrastructure-prevent-flooding/
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