Rain, Development and River Management

Recently NPR featured a story about the growing frictions between development and integrated river basin management. Using the Ohio River as a point of departure, the program hosted Michael Moore, the director of transportation and engineer, Cincinnati. During the program he mentioned that “…the river sort of a very dynamic thing… so we have the sort of conundrum about how do we make projects work in and around the river”. He also pointed out that “…you can use a lot of open space and recreational space there because it can be flooded and cleaned up… but when you want to have people live close by it…you have to make certain decisions.”

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