Category: Press

This San Francisco Examiner article delves into crucial insights from Nuestra Casa’s joint report with SPUR, “Look Out Below: Groundwater Rise Impacts on East Palo Alto.” Key lessons include the threat of increased flooding due to rising coastal groundwater from sea level rise, potential damage to underground infrastructure, and the risk of remobilizing contaminants from industrial sites. Additionally, buildings and homes face heightened vulnerability to soil liquefaction during earthquakes as groundwater levels rise. Explore these critical findings to understand the broader implications for urban planning and climate resilience.