NPR Story
4:40 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

New York Business Owners Aren't Waiting For City To Get Flood-Ready

Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 6:00 pm

Business owners in lower Manhattan are taking matters into their own hands to prepare for when flooding threatens, hardening buildings and investing in barriers they can put up on their own to create a dry perimeter around their properties. Sea level rise is expected to make the area much more prone to inundation in just a few decades.