A Toolbox of Green Infrastructure Solutions to Flooding Risks

A new one-stop shop for green infrastructure solutions is available to planners and engineers challenged by flooding.
April 11, 2017, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Naturally Resilient Communities is an interactive tool featuring 30 case studies of places that rely on nature-based solutions to protect themselves against climate threats like flooding and coastal erosion," reports Krutika Pathi in an article for CityLab.

The tool is the work of a partnership between the Nature Conservancy and the American Planning Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, National Association of Counties, and the Association of State Floodplain Managers. The tool's series of case studies "reveal stories of cities that have rebuilt after devastating storms." 

The interactive features of the tool allow users to select a risk (e.g., coastal flooding or stormwater flooding), and then review a menu of potential solutions, as already exemplified by relevant case studies. 

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Published on Monday, April 10, 2017 in CityLab
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