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  • As the water level rises, so does the cost of living on the coast

    The cost of flood insurance for coastal homes, like those on Titlow Beach and Salmon Beach, is expensive and expected to increase over the next several years. At the same time, the city has adopted new FEMA flood maps, which raise the base flood elevation in those coastal areas for the first time since the 1980s.

As the water level rises, so does the cost of living on the coast

The cost of flood insurance for coastal homes, like those on Titlow Beach and Salmon Beach, is expensive and expected to increase over the next several years. At the same time, the city has adopted new FEMA flood maps, which raise the base flood elevation in those coastal areas for the first time since the 1980s.
Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com