Whether you believe in global warming or not, it has been proven that there has been a rise in rainfall in the Northeast, Midwest, and upper Great Plains region of over 30 percent compared to pre-1960 levels. This means the communities need to adapt their infrastructure to accommodate the excess rainfall. Thankfully, they are not just adapting, but also using it to their advantage.
As cities grow up and out, there are more impermeable surfaces to obstruct the natural runoff of the water. ... read more