The non-profit RISE has awarded numerous companies hundreds of thousands of dollars to help address sea level rise.
‘This process has been hell’: Sea level rise could make it even harder to find affordable housing
Where will people move if some apartments go underwater and become unlivable?
The plan is supposed to guide state and local officials as they consider projects to keep areas dry.
A growing problem underground: Sea level rise is compromising septic systems
There are more than a million septic systems in Virginia. The rising seas threaten many of them.
Flooding around Hampton Roads is making it harder to drive kids to, from school
School district officials say they must watch the weather and often alter school bus routes when streets flood.
‘It makes you feel deflated’: How rising seas threaten farming in Eastern Virginia
The rising seas are inundating crops. Farmers expect that to worsen.
‘It’s coming quicker than we realize’: Reckoning with a future of more flooding
Their homes could go underwater in the next 20 years. How are they responding?
‘It’s a lonely neighborhood’: How flood buyouts changed one Newport News community
- November 8, 2021
- Tagged as: flood, homes, newport news, property, sea, virginia
Most buyouts in Newport News are around the Salters Creek area. Many residents aren’t happy about it.
New interactive map shows how sea level rise could impact socially vulnerable areas
- November 2, 2021
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A new map created by Old Dominion University in partnership with WHRO Public Media depicts projected sea level rise and flooding around coastal Virginia over the next 60 years.
Retreat from rising waters is gaining traction around coastal Virginia
- October 28, 2021
- Tagged as: chesapeake, flood, homes, level, property, rise, sea, virginia
Welcome to Ground Zero in Chesapeake’s quest to move people away from flood-prone land.