Planning Flood-Resilient Communities Workshop

Post date: May 22, 2012 3:49:11 PM

Date: June 27, 2012 - Location: Chicago

Advanced Training for Practicing Planners

Expanding development and increasingly severe storms have set the stage for devastating floods across the country. Many communities find their flood-control systems severely stressed. But new approaches are producing strong results. Learn how to manage stormwater, mitigate flood hazards, and make your community more resilient at this vital PTS workshop.

Practicing planners, researchers, and an engineer explore design issues, financing mechanisms, future challenges, and the role of planners in safeguarding their communities. Presentations, case studies, group discussions, and a hands-on planning exercise make this workshop engaging and essential.

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