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New rules mandate flood prevention measures for developers in Virginia

by Futures Centre, Mar 2
1 minute read

Norfolk, Virginia has become one of America’s cities most threatened by rising sea levels. As a result, new regulations have come into force in the area which mean all new constructions, or major home renovations, have to be built on an elevated foundation. The city has also set up a point system that requires builders to make homes more sustainable and flood resilient.



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