A Flood of Problems

Number 18585
Subject Housing
Source Missourian (Columbia, Mo.)
State Missouri
Year 2001
Publication Date Oct. 28, 2001
Summary A Columbia Missourian investigation reveals the neglect of local city and county officials in planning and handling storm water floods amidst new development. Boone County and city of Columbia systems for handling planning subdivisions place "little emphasis on storm water's potential to cause flooding or damage water quality."
Category Contest Certificate
Pages 13
Keywords storm water;urban sprawl;subdivisions;planning and zoning;Columbia;Boone County;water quality;growth;urbanization;development
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