Good decision making and long-term planning start with good information. Over the past several months the City Engineer has been working on a detailed study, utilizing sophisticated technologies such as 3-D LiDAR surveys, to collect data and develop more accurate storm water modeling. The dramatic potential of this new information is hard to overstate. The results of this study may very well reshape the way we think about flooding and drainage, both locally and regionally.
The following is my layman’s summary of the highlights of the study. For a complete copy of the City Engineer’s report, click here, and for the accompanying presentation slides, here.