Charleston, South Carolina, Develops Sea Level Rise Strategy

Flooding and sea level rise are issues the City of Charleston, South Carolina, is experiencing at an increasing rate. In the 1970s, Charleston experienced two days of tidal flooding per year, but by 2045 the city is predicted to see 180 days of flooding annually. The city’s Sea Level Rise Strategy Plan is a comprehensive list of initiatives, some of which will be completed in the next two years and some that still need prioritizing. The city aims to be on the cutting edge of best practices for flood mitigation.

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