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bos2Managing Urban Flooding in the San Francisco Bay Area: From a Concrete Bowl to a Green Sponge

By Cora Kammeyer – Pacific Institute – December 4, 2019
The first fall storm is rolling through the San Francisco Bay Area this week, marking the beginning of the rainy season. While this may mean a reprieve from this season’s wildfires, it also means there’s a new risk: floods. Urban flooding is increasing in the Bay Area for four main reasons: California’s naturally variable precipitation patterns, climate change increasing precipitation extremes, population growth, and aging and insufficient infrastructure. Read full blog post here.

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