Greater City Providence

Woonasquatucket Flooding

Walked from Waterplace to Eagle Square earlier (almost had to swim at one point):

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Took some video too, going to see what I can do with it and may post later.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

5 comments

  • Thanks, putting together a video right now.

    Monahasset was sandbagging when I went by. The river is just below street level now at the Steel Yard, but we’re still not at high tide. The river is going to back up behind the tide, not going to be a good night.

  • If anyone can ride out a flood, it will be the intrepid Steel Yard.

    Thank goodness Pastiche is on a hill.

  • […] Part of the reason for the landscape strip is to prevent every inch of land in the city being paved. The landscape strip should collect some runoff. With the curb, none of the runoff from the lot will make it’s way into the landscape strip, all the water that falls onto the lot will pour into the streets, into the sewers, and mostly, into the Bay. When we pave everything, and don’t give the water anyplace to go, it does this. […]

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