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

Download - Stormwater_The_Battle_for_Miami_Beach_PublicWorks_9-1-16.pdf (PDF, 92KB)

 

Share this article using the icons at left.

Learn more about SCS Stormwater Services