An Important Panel on Flooding in Charleston

Groundswell! is pleased to sponsor a panel of professionals who are bringing expertise and energy to the flooding crisis facing the Charleston community. This free event begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in the auditorium of the Charleston County Library on Calhoun Street.

The presenters will be: Mark Wilbert, Charleston City’s chief resilience officer, who also will moderate; Dennis Frazier of MUSC; Frank Newham, senior engineering project manager, Charleston Public Service Department, and Wes Wilson, who is overseeing the Charleston Peninsula Feasibility Study for the Army Corps of Engineers.

Addressing the theme, “The State of Charleston’s Flooding: Where We Stand,” the speakers will cover several of the efforts under way to develop short- and long-term solutions to this problem.

The program will run about 90 minutes with ample opportunity for the public to ask questions. Parking is available in the library basement.

More information available from Susan Lyons, 843-822-4947. we’d be so pleased if you would attend.

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