Tag: "water"

Perceived Wasteland

October 17th, 2014
Seven months ago I sat in on a conference presentation that had to do with flood risk. The presenter brilliantly began by showing a series of five photos. As each one appeared on the front wall she asked, "Is this a flood plain? The audience was made… more »

How high is the water now (part four)?

September 8th, 2011
This is a long post. I don't expect you to pick up every suggestion. I do, however, hope you'll join me as I work to change America's water attitude. As I'm writing, it's still raining. It's been raining for days, one week after hurricane Irene dumpe… more »

How high is the water now?

August 2nd, 2011
It's the dry season. Outside the window I see curled leaves and brown ground cover. Where four months ago I was wondering if it would ever stop raining, I'm now thinking it may never rain again. I wish it wasn't so, but it often takes a drought… more »