Communities of all sizes are affected by urban flooding, a relatively under-the-radar problem that is expected to be exacerbated by increasing populations, aging infrastructure and more frequent natural disasters, according to a new report from Texas A&M University. The damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey proved that the scope of the problem extends beyond Federal Emergency Management Agency flood plain maps.
New report infers need for expanded flood plain maps
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