Tag: sea level rise
A new project in Hesketh Out Marsh near Preston, UK, helps protect property and nearby infrastructure from flooding while creating an internationally important estuary for wildlife. CH2M provided modelling and detailed engineering design.
Kleinfelder completed a coastal resiliency plan for the City of Boston that focuses on mitigating flood risk in East Boston and Charlestown, two sections of Boston that are considered to be at greatest risk of dangerous flooding as a result of rising sea levels.
Friends of the San Francisco Estuary honored Oro Loma Sanitary District for its work with the innovative experimental horizontal levee project. Instead of a vertical wall to provide a sea barrier, a horizontal levee uses vegetation on a gentle slope to absorb wave and storm surges.
Rising sea levels caused by a warming climate threaten greater future storm damage to New York City, but the paths of stronger future storms may shift offshore, changing the coastal risk for the city, according to a team of climate scientists.
Arcadis announced its selection as part of a team to participate in Resilient by Design’s Bay Area Challenge in San Francisco. Arcadis will join a team of engineers, architects, designers and other local and international experts to address sea level rise and storm flooding in San Francisco’s Bay Area over the next year.
Arcadis was awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Va., to design stormwater infrastructure enhancements to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise.
The New York State Office of General Services selected Dewberry to support an array of flood protection and dam safety engineering and mapping services.
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