Editorial, Sun Sentinel, Oct. 22, 2019


Over sea walls. Up through storm drains. And even into wells needed to keep your faucets flowing. Sea-level rise isn’t just a flooding threat to South Florida. The invading sea is also seeping in underground and coming for your drinking water. Decades of too much pumping and draining to provide both drinking water and flood control leave South Florida susceptible to “saltwater intrusion” — when the ocean moves in and contaminates underground freshwater sources. Read More