Ten years ago, most of us see flood control measures as an issue in public infrastructure projects. Five years after that, almost nothing has changed — people still see flood solution as a responsibility of the government.
While the said thought still holds a grain of truth in our present times, flood control is now becoming a personal matter. The reason behind this sudden paradigm shift is the increasing threat of climate change, which exempts no one from untoward incident.
The image shows a thinking man, while his background shows a heavily-flooded street.
With these thoughts in mind, let us recall three things we wish we knew five years ago about flood control. This list provides just a handful of realizations, so feel free to add more.
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