Climate Change & Infrastructure Resilience Climate Change & Infrastructure Resilience

Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts

Washington County Climate Vulnerability Assessment (11.7MB PDF) NOTE Town-Specific CVAs are under development for towns who attended the 5 bay-specific Climate Vulnerability Assessment meetings in the Fall of 2013.

There is a range of adaptation responses that landowners, businesses, and municipalities can take to limit exposure to our vulnerabilities. These include the responses summarized below.

Click on the image at right to download the Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Washington County (NOTE it is an 11.5MB PDF file) to obtain more detailed adaptation responses across the following areas of concern:

Link to Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Washington CountyFor storm adaptation:
For roads, bridges and transportation:
For municipal officials:
For Public Health:
For any and all concerned:
For Fisheries:
For Agriculture:
For Forestry: