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PBS NEWSHOUR

Can Houston prevent disaster when the next storm comes?

  • Aired: 02/06/2018
  • 08:20
  • Rating: NR
Houston, known as the Bayou City, is no stranger to flooding. But the record-breaking rains and devastating deluge of Hurricane Harvey helped expose a disconnect between developers building on flood-vulnerable land and home buyers who might not have realized the risk. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how the region is confronting the likelihood of more floods, and long-term measures for mitigation.
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