As sea level rise becomes more prevalent, flooding will become more visible in coastal cities. St. Augustine, Fla., has already taken steps to reduce the felt effects of SLR by installing stormwater backflow prevention valves; creating a larger stormwater collection system on Cordova, Bridge and Granada streets; excavating the lake; putting a stormwater pumping station at lake control gates; and designing a system to protect properties along the marsh south of South Street from flooding. (Photo provided)

As sea level rise becomes more prevalent, flooding will become
more visible in coastal cities. St. Augustine, Fla., has already
taken steps to reduce the felt effects of SLR by installing stormwater
backflow prevention valves; creating a larger stormwater
collection system on Cordova, Bridge and Granada streets;
excavating the lake; putting a stormwater pumping station at lake
control gates; and designing a system to protect properties along
the marsh south of South Street from flooding. (Photo provided)