The Battle for Miami Beach, Public Works, September 2016

A coastal public works department’s assertive strategy for dealing with sea level rise.

Miami Beach isn’t sinking; the water around it is rising. If sea levels rise 2 feet over the next 25 years, 40% to 60% of the Florida city is projected to flood regularly. Yellow dots show locations most at risk.
Miami Beach isn’t sinking; the water around it is rising. If sea levels rise 2 feet over the next 25 years, 40% to 60% of the Florida city is projected to flood regularly. Yellow dots show locations most at risk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Article by Bruce Clark, SCS Engineers

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