This Past Week In WaterTank News
Salt Marsh Decline in Georgia ♦ Looking For Answers To Beach Erosion ♦ Virtual Reality Shows Impacts Of Sea Level Rise ♦ Strategies For Sea Level Rise Adaption ♦ Where Flooding Has Been Most Frequent ♦ Can We Make Our Subways Flood Proof? ♦ Rising Sea Levels Could Cost Homeowners Close to $1 Trillion ♦ Coastal Fed Receives Waterfront Grant
Savannah Now - Georgia’s salt marshes cover more than 400 square miles of the coast, an area about the size of Chatham County.
Chicago Tribune - During a recent City Council meeting in the pavilion at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, dozens of people trudged to and from a strip of National Lakeshore beach directly west.
PR Newswire - San Mateo, an innovative education campaign utilizing augmented reality technology, launched on August 4 to increase public engagement and outreach on the impacts of sea level rise on the shore and other assets at Coyote Point and in the County.
Archinect - As global temperatures rise, the polar ice caps have begun to melt, bringing up sea levels around the world.
The Weather Channel - We are currently in a time of year when flash floods are a common threat across the United States.
Can We Make Our Subways Flood-Proof Or What? - August 3
Popular Science - On July 25, New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority announced an 18-month shutdown of the L Train between western Brooklyn and Manhattan, in order to repair a stretch of tunnel under the East River that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.
Bloomberg - When talking about housing, “underwater” usually means you owe more on a mortgage than the home is actually worth.
Coastal Fed Receives Waterfront Grant - August 2
The Enquirer Journal - North Carolina waterfront property owners with eroding shorelines along coastal sounds, bays, rivers, tidal creeks and waterways may soon be eligible for financial assistance to naturally control their erosion while increasing fish habitat at the same time.