Los Angeles County seeks to improve flood control in the face of climate change

Los Angeles County seeks to improve flood control in the face of climate change

Catastrophic flooding prompted city leaders and engineers a century ago to begin taming the Los Angeles Basin’s stormy rivers with dams, storm drains and concrete. Now scientists are warning that, in a warming world, the region can expect an increase in epic downpours that could quickly overwhelm its aging flood control system, releasing floodwaters into …

Los Angeles County seeks to improve flood control in the face of climate change Read More »