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Flooding In Dc

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Flooding In Dc, from most recent to least.

Five Design Concepts for How to Save the Tidal Basin from Flooding

Five Design Concepts for How to Save the Tidal Basin from Flooding

Nena Perry-Brown | October 21st 2020

Save the Tidal Basin has mounted an online exhibition of design concepts that would adapt the site to worsening flood conditions. ... read »

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | August 4th 2020

The tropical storm affecting the DC area today reinforces the importance of flood insurance. Here's how to get it and what to expect cost-wise. ... read »

Does Your Home Have a High Flood Risk Score?

Does Your Home Have a High Flood Risk Score?

UrbanTurf Staff | June 30th 2020

A new tool allows users to input their property address and receive a flood risk score based on a variety of factors. ... read »

DC Agency May Restrict Construction in Areas That May Eventually Be Underwater

DC Agency May Restrict Construction in Areas That May Eventually Be Underwater

Nena Perry-Brown | January 6th 2020

The Department of Energy and Environment is considering changes to the floodplain regulations which would restrict construction in areas expected to... read »

A New Flood Wall Proposed in Georgetown

A New Flood Wall Proposed in Georgetown

Nena Perry-Brown | November 26th 2019

After years of intermittent flooding, flood mitigation measures are being proposed at Washington Harbour. ... read »

The DC Neighborhoods At Risk of Flooding As Early As Next Year

The DC Neighborhoods At Risk of Flooding As Early As Next Year

Nena Perry-Brown | October 18th 2019

The recent Comprehensive Plan amendments note the possibility of high flood risk along a tributary of the Anacostia River. ... read »

How Flooding Will Affect DC-Area Residences In the Coming Years

How Flooding Will Affect DC-Area Residences In the Coming Years

UrbanTurf Staff | July 9th 2019

On Monday, a month's worth of rainfall fell in a couple hours in the DC region resulting in flooded roads and stranded motorists, and providing a... read »

Eleanor Holmes Norton Proposes Bill to Increase DC’s Flood Protection Funding

Eleanor Holmes Norton Proposes Bill to Increase DC’s Flood Protection Funding

Nena Perry-Brown | April 10th 2019

The District of Columbia Flood Prevention Act would permit the city to receive federal funding for flood protection as a "coastal state". ... read »

Underwater Innings: New Software Shows Where Rising Sea Levels Would Impact DC

Underwater Innings: New Software Shows Where Rising Sea Levels Would Impact DC

Nena Perry-Brown | January 8th 2018

New software shows how much of DC would be submerged if sea levels rose by 8 feet. ... read »

Is DC Prepared For a 500-Year Storm?

Is DC Prepared For a 500-Year Storm?

Nena Perry-Brown | October 20th 2017

At a recent discussion at the National Building Museum, experts shared that DC is more prepared for crises than many would expect -- but it's a... read »

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