Groundwater Rise Adaptation: Insights from Miami and San Rafael

Digital Discourse


Brooklyn Basin waterfront

Sea level rise has increased the urgency of adapting to groundwater rise. As the Bay Area experiences higher and higher water tables, it must contend with a greater frequency of flooding, potentially compromised underground infrastructure and structural foundations, increasing liquefaction risk during earthquakes, and movement of soil contaminants. Join us for a discussion with representatives from San Rafael, California, and Miami, Florida, which has grappled with high water tables for decades, to discuss strategies for living with groundwater and sea level rise.

  • Sarah Atkinson / SPUR

  • Kate Hagemann / City of San Rafael

  • Michael Sukop / Florida International University


This event is co-presented by BayCAN


This forum is generously sponsored by

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