A panel of experts discuss how Washington, D.C., is planning for the possibility of a 500-year storm, so named for a flood that has a 1-in-500 chance of happening in a single year and seen in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. How would D.C.’s infrastructure hold up? What changes are being planned to help mitigate potential damages?
Kevin J. Bush, chief resilience officer, Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey Gowen, branch chief of facility operations, National Mall and Memorial Parks, National Park Service
Susan Piedmont-Palladino, Virginia Tech professor, director of the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center
Stephen Walz, director, Department of Environmental Programs, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
This program will be presented at the Museum and livestreamed.
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