A solid downpour can have damaging consequences for your property and the environment, and if you think storms have been worse lately, you’re not imagining it – according to the National Climate Assessment. There’s been adramatic increase in severe rainfall over the past thirty years, meaning less of the steady rain plants love, and more flash floods and hurricanes. With the trend set to continue, homeowners and builders should focus on making landscapes more resilient to extremes. With a few simple landscaping additions, you can mitigate damaging soil erosion and manage stormwater runoff, saving thousands on property damage when the next deluge hits. Read the full story.
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Should this apply in the UK too? Congress Calls for Greater Transparency of Flood Risks on.nrdc.org/2rzSjTZ via @nrdc
Scepticism is fine if backed up with knowledge. The reality is we are seeing more flooding, more intense rainfall &… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…