Climate change in Indiana will mean more rain in the winter and spring. Because there are fewer plants at that time of year to soak up all of that water, that will mean more flooding. As we reported back in May, many Hoosiers don’t have flood insurance.
Other than buying flood insurance, we wanted to look into how cities in Indiana and their residents can prepare for more flooding in the state.
First, here are some examples from the Environmental Resilience Institute of what cities around Indiana are doing to prevent flooding.
Additional coverage by WJCT and Indiana Public Media.