Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left devastation in their wake all across the southern United States as unimaginable quantities of water swallowed up small towns and cities alike. But what happens to that water and how can cities better prepare ahead of time? Two years ago, reporter Jenny Chen followed two so-called flood hydrologists to learn more about the preparation.
This story was originally produced by Ellen Roles and Jenny Chen in 2015. It was hosted and mixed for Transistor by Josh Swartz. Outro music by The Underscore Orkestra.