Category: Report

As Bay Area policymakers plan for sea level rise, addressing the emerging challenge of groundwater rise is critical to prevent severe health and economic impacts. Without action, this issue will worsen flooding, damage infrastructure, mobilize contaminants, and increase earthquake risks in low-lying communities. Two new publications focus on the disproportionate impact of groundwater rise in East Palo Alto. SPUR collaborated with Nuestra Casa on Look Out Below: Groundwater Rise Impacts on East Palo Alto, exploring potential responses. Stay tuned for a community-friendly version Noticias and StoryMap on this topic.