Principles

Integrated Strategies

Integrated Strategies

City-wide section showing how riparian, urban, and coastal strategies integrate to protect against storms and spur ecological and economic development.

Watershed Based Planning

Watershed Based Planning

Explorations for Long Island Sound Protections

Explorations for Long Island Sound Protections

Multiple Lines of Defense

Multiple Lines of Defense

Berms, floodwalls, and surge gates provide critical surge protection, and are complemented by offshore breakwater reef and wetland systems. Intermediate and internal measures ranging from green infrastructure to hazard mitigation strategies such as home elevation improve overall resilience.

Overall Framework

Overall Framework

City-wide section showing how riparian, urban, and coastal strategies integrate to protect against storms and spur ecological and economic development.Watershed Based PlanningExplorations for Long Island Sound ProtectionsBerms, floodwalls, and surge gates provide critical surge protection, and are complemented by offshore breakwater reef and wetland systems. Intermediate and internal measures ranging from green infrastructure to hazard mitigation strategies such as home elevation improve overall resilience.Overall Framework