The Historic St. Louis Flooding: What We Should Have Known
Pictured: Bob Criss at the Meramec River last October. Photo provided by Bob Criss.
“Our flood problems in St. Louis and St. Louis County have been hugely magnified by what I would call idiotic decisions since 1993 especially,” Bob Criss said. “And we knew better.”
Olde Towne Fenton under floodwaters on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Photo by Diana Linsley, Webster-Kirkwood Times.
Professor Bob Criss, with the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University, is the special guest on this edition of “Behind the Editor’s Curtain” with Don Corrigan.
Criss talks with Don Corrigan about the recent flooding in St. Louis, the decisions being made he thinks facilitates more frequent and severe flooding and the consequences of allowing development in flood plains.
Produced by Holly Shanks. Music provided by House of Cowboy.
Photo updated January 19, 2016.
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