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How "levee wars" are making floods worse I VOX

Discussion in 'Geography' started by AndrewvanZyl, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter

    Published on Aug 6, 2018
    "In our latest Vox+ProPublica collaboration, we dive into how a structure that’s designed to protect us from floods, may actually be making them worse. High levees come at a high cost, often pushing water into communities that can’t afford the same protection. To demonstrate, we built a giant, scientific model of a river with levees — complete with adorable tiny houses.

     

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