States Work to Get Ahead of Frequent and Costly Flooding

States Work to Get Ahead of Costly Flooding
Last Updated March 3, 2021
Buffalo Bayou Park
SWA Jonnu Singleton

Through comprehensive planning and dedicated funding for pre-disaster mitigation activities, coastal and inland states are taking action to manage the rising costs of flooding. A growing number of states are embracing innovative approaches to increase resiliency and safeguard communities such as investing in watershed-scale solutions, limiting risky development in flood-prone areas, and prioritizing the use of nature-based mitigation strategies.