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In these cases, the flooding problem appears to be caused by water breaching shores, seawalls, or levees.
In Corpus Christi, the major city closest to the storm's center, wind whipped palm trees and stinging sheets of horizontal rain slapped against hotels and office buildings along the seawall as the storm made landfall.
The last wave that topped the existing seawalls cleared them by two to five inches, Stein said.
Three passengers died after the plane’s tail struck a seawall while landing on runway 28L — next to the runway where the Air Canada jet landed.
Chronic flooding can be avoided only by adaptation measures—seawalls, levees, and other barriers—or by moving away.
After a storm demolished the original seawall in 2010, the commission granted a permit to repair it, but placed a 20-year expiration date on the barrier that the plaintiffs alleged was unconstitutional.
One of the most direct solutions for a coastal city is to construct a seawall.
The project also includes creating natural filtration systems, a seawall promenade, and rain gardens, all of which are nearly completed.
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