Sea Level Rise in S.F. Will Affect More Than the Waterfront

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High groundwater housing in Rotterdam is an example of floodable development. Photo courtesy Kristina Hill.

Professor Kristina Hill, of the University of California, Berkeley, outlines how sea level rise is likely to affect San Francisco, the danger posed by toxic waste and how the city could adapt.

“Places that people think are not going to flood because there’ll be a levee or a wall may actually flood as that groundwater comes right up through the surface of the soil.” — Kristina Hill

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