Insights by Karen Wiemeri

Improve flood resilience with natural and nature-based features
Improve flood resilience with natural and nature-based features

Natural and nature-based solutions for reducing flood risk are receiving more and more attention at a local, national, and international level.

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Levees: are they ready for the next flood?
Levees: are they ready for the next flood?

When floods occur, the consequences for communities can be devastating. Mead & Hunt strives to promote resiliency and reliability in our crucial levee systems, so we can be better prepared in the future.

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Natural flood management means looking beyond levees and floodwalls
Natural flood management means looking beyond levees and floodwalls

We must consider more sustainable approaches to flooding, such as natural flood management. It’s time to reconsider the limits of our engineered solutions.

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Risk-based design of flood protection
Risk-based design of flood protection

Current methods of flood prediction are often inadequate.

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Flash flooding could become the norm
Flash flooding could become the norm

Communities can influence any future changes to the National Flood Insurance Program.

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