Expert backs integrated systems to mitigate flood risks in Louisiana

02/28/2010 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Louisiana officials and engineers should embrace new technologies as well as create systems that integrate flood mitigation with water management in high-risk areas, said a German expert. Although the presence of levees makes many people feel safe, "we know nowadays that this is not correct, because of the uncertainty which came with climate change," he said.

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