“HomeInsurance.com recently ranked Virginia Beach the #1 flood-safe city on the East Coast, but what did the city do to earn that title.”

At VBGov.com:

Virginia Beach scores very well based on those criteria. However, this ranking didn’t account for sea level rise.

Coastal Virginia has land subsidence issues— just a fraction of an inch each year — but our relative sea level rise is greater than what it might be in other parts of the country because of it.



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