USGS “Flood Path Project” Uses GIS for More Accurate Flood Prediction


“Determining when and where a flood may strike can be difficult. But the US Geological Survey is working on a new technology that could make the task much more accurate and easier for the public to recognize the danger spots.

“Flood waters come within 15 feet of Bethany Coulic’s coffee shop when the valley floods. The business narrowly escapes the rising water.

“During last season’s flood her apartment complex was a different story.”