Passaic Flood Warning System

  title={Passaic Flood Warning System},
  author={William M. Summer},
  • William M. Summer
  • Published 1998
  • Environmental Science
  • Flooding has long been a problem in the Passaic River Basin of New York and New Jersey. Floods in the basin have claimed lives and caused extensive property damage. During the 1950's and 1960's, residential and industrial development expanded dramatically; as a result, damage from flooding costs the public and industries within the basin about $116 million (1994 dollars) annually (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1995). The flood of April 1984 resulted in three deaths, caused $462 million (1994… CONTINUE READING

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