Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Plan Update

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The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms advanced in March as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision … Continued

Virginia Beach Tide Gauges

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In 2016, Virginia Beach residents and local emergency managers received new tools to monitor storm tides and flooding during hurricane season. The 10 new tide gauges, installed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the city of Virginia … Continued

Virginia Coastal Resilience Grants

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In June 2014, officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, … Continued