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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities
Description: "For the water sector, 'flood resilience' refers to the ability of water and wastewater utilities to withstand a flooding event, minimize damage and rapidly recover from disruptions to service.1 Utilities can build resilience by implementing mitigation me
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Sep 5, 2014
Topics: Flooding / Water utilities guidance /

2014 California Adaptation Forum Videos and Presentations
Description: Videos and presentations on adaptation as it relates to flood management, water and ecosystem planning, coastal fog, supply chains, sea-level rise, drought, and more.
Publication Date: Aug 20, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Sea Level Rise: A Slow-Moving Emergency
Description: Among the findings: Key segments of the economy are at risk, infrastructure is at risk, extreme storms and king tides add to vulnerability, saltwater intrusion and erosions are problems. (California State Assembly Select Committee Sea Level Rise and the
Source: California. Legislature
Publication Date: Aug 1, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise /

Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate and Weather Events: Case Studies on Community Response, Lessons Learned, Adaptation, and Planning Needs for the Future
Description: Examined six utilities that experience various kinds of extreme weather (including floods and droughts) and how they manage. (Case studies)
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jul 21, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States
Description: "The American economy could face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change unless U.S. businesses and policymakers take immediate action to reduce climate risk. … The report … summarizes findings of an independent assessment of the impac
Publication Date: Jun 24, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Using State Revolving Funds to Build Climate-Resilient Communities
Description: "Incorporating water efficiency and green infrastructure and addressing flood risks in SRF-supported projects will not only help communities meet their existing water infrastructure needs but also better equip them to handle storms, floods, droughts, and
Source: Natural Resources Defense Council
Publication Date: Jun 18, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water utilities guidance /

California, Oregon, Washington and the Surging Sea: A Vulnerability Assessment with Projections for Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Risk
Description: Makes projections of ea level rise which leads to an analysis of coastal flooding and the risk to people, property, and infrastructure on the West Coast. Used with the online application Surging Seas (Cl
Publication Date: Jun 10, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Sea level rise /

A Vision for Future Observations for Western U.S. Extreme Precipitation and Flooding
Description: "Recent and historical events illustrate the vulnerabilities of the U.S. west to extremes in precipitation that result from a range of meteorological phenomena. This vision provides an approach to mitigating impacts of such weather and water extremes that
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2014
Topics: Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

Green Works for Climate Resilience: A Community Guide to Climate Planning
Description: "Green Works for Climate Resilience outlines the nature-based approaches that communities can use to prepare for and respond to the following climate impacts: Coastal Impacts: Sea Level Rise, Coastal Flooding, and Erosion; Drought and Increasing Aridity;
Publication Date: Apr 17, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Flooding / Sea level rise / Temperature /
Description: "Here you can find data related to climate change that can help inform and prepare America’s communities, businesses, and citizens. Initially, in this pilot phase, you can find data and resources related to coastal flooding, sea level rise, and their impa
Source: United States.
Publication Date: Mar 19, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Models and Tools / Sea level rise /


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