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Stakes for floodplain management and policy making in the Midwest get higher with each passing flood. We work together to provide clear, dependable, comprehensive information to river communities, so they can address complex issues.
Polarization on the Mississippi has deadlocked floodwater decision making. Science, economics and listening are vital links to better response.
Levees and walls work for a time, but are restored wetlands a better way to manage floodwaters? What benefits do natural floodplains offer, and how do we measure them?
The Mississippi no longer fits the definition of a river as “a natural watercourse flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river.” As the climate changes, where will more water go?
Heavy spring rains up north meant disastrous flooding downstream on the Mississippi and its tributaries in 2008. Can we reduce the impacts of heavy precipitation on the Mississippi and its tributaries with cooperative planning?