CSG in the news: Alexandria is already often waterlogged. How will it adjust to climate change?

Greater Greater Washington, Sept. 13, 2018:

On a recent waterfront walking tour hosted by Coalition for Smarter Growth, Executive Director Stewart Schwartz and Development Division chief at the Alexandria Department of Zoning Robert Kerns both stressed that revitalizing inaccessible public spaces and smarter growth go hand in hand. They say that while other stormwater control measures such as green roofs, rain gardens, and bioretention should be taken when possible, they aren’t sufficient to deal with the amount of water that floods Alexandria’s below-grade river pier.

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