America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Connecticut Coastal Flooding

Connecticut has more than 55,000 people currently at risk of coastal flooding and 30,000 more are projected to be at risk by 2050. The state is taking more action than most coastal states to address its future risks.



For more information on how prepared Connecticut is for its growing coastal flooding threat, read the detailed state report.


Is Connecticut taking action?

  • Connecticut has taken some of the strongest action among coastal states to understand its future vulnerabilities to coastal flooding
  • The Connecticut Climate Preparedness Plan serves as a statewide adaptation plan for coastal flooding and covers all sectors examined
  • The state has passed laws that require sea level rise projections to be considered when developing along the coast