Part I: To Levee or Not To Levee? That is the Question, But What is the Answer?

Levees have helped protect cities and land but at what cost to the landowners downstream when the water goes faster and is higher? Who is responsible for floodplain management? We delve into some of these questions in preparation for a second conversation coming soon. Look at the links below especially the first as it shows the effects of levees on our land. https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/levees https://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Levee-Safety-Program/