Not in my front yard!

Reducing pavement could reduce your flood risk: Opinion

“I doubt a campaign that says ‘Only YOU can prevent flooding’ would catch on in New Orleans. We know that massive feats of engineering are required to keep this city habitable. But that doesn’t mean we don’t all have a part to play. Focusing on our own yards could be the best thing we do for our city.” Read this important Op-Ed by Jarvis DeBerry highlighting the UC’sĀ Front Yard Initiative and the important ways it helps reduce neighborhood flood risk.

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