29 January 2009

Flood Zone Mapping

Coyote Gulch has called attention to a new, free e-book on ways to improve mapping flood zones. While the issues are sometimes technical, the implicitions are white hot politically. Failing to implement improvements in flood mapping can wipe out cities. But, listening to it can wreck havoc on development plans and require large expenditures of funds for problems that fall into the important but not urgent category most of the time.

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