These cities are working alongside nature to become flood-proof

Barriers, floodgates, aqueducts, empty wells — how these cities are adapting to floods and droughts.
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How can we protect ourselves as extreme weather becomes more commonplace and natural disasters threaten our homes?

Three cities around the globe are already in the midst of answering this daunting question. Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Las Vegas have implemented technologies to protect, conserve, and purify water in a world where droughts and floods are increasingly the new normal. 

Nobody has a complete answer yet on how to better shield ourselves from the devastating effects of climate change, but these three cities are giving us promising clues.

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