Insights by Karen Wiemeri

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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Flood risk management project eligibility

The interim policy specifies that only a subset of the criteria previously used to determine eligibility will continue to be used to make eligibility determinations during the interim period.

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