This Past Week In WaterTank News
Florida Sands Key To Protection ♦ Myrtle Beach Damages Total $22M In Revenue Loss ♦ State Agency Plans for Bay Area Sea Level Rise ♦ Navy Plans To Identify Threat Of Sea Level Rise ♦ Sea Level Rise Will Put Statue Of Liberty Under Water ♦ Coastal Plan Puts Focus On Resilience ♦ Next President Must Plan For Frequent Flooding ♦ Hurricanes Will Worsen As Planet Warms
The Daytona Beach News Journal - When Christa Savva returned to the Sandy Shoes Beach Resort a day after Hurricane Matthew brushed by Melbourne Beach, Florida, she looked at the beach in front of the pink-flamingo-colored hotel and noticed half the sand dunes had disappeared.
Myrtle Beach Online - Officials from cities and towns along the Grand Strand are grappling with water and power line hazards as clean up after Hurricane Matthew continues.
SFGATE - The state agency that keeps watch over San Francisco Bay intends to draw up a plan for how the region can prepare itself for the likelihood of sea level rise.
Navy Plans To Identify Threat Of Sea Level Rise In Hampton Roads And How Flooding Affects Areas Around A Base - October 8
The Virginian-Pilot - When a storm strikes Hampton Roads, streets routinely flood and many military personnel have trouble leaving their homes, much less getting to base.
Washington Examiner - The Department of Interior warned that climate change could lead one day to the Statue of Liberty being "underwater" due to sea level rise and storm surges.
Daily Comet - The state’s proposed 2017 Coastal Master Plan, using altered predictions and more in-depth models than in the past, places a greater focus on community resiliency, state officials said tonight at a meeting in Dulac.
Next President Must Plan For More Frequent Floods, Reform National Flood Insurance Program - October 5
Morning Consult - Last week’s presidential debate rightfully focused on how to protect America’s homeland, but failed to mention one of the nation’s most dangerous and growing threats: natural disasters.
The Guardian - Major storms such as Hurricane Matthew, which has slammed into Haiti and is now headed towards the US, will grow in menace as the world warms and sea levels rise, scientists have warned.