Chesapeake Bay Week

Saving Ellicott City

Special | 24m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

This is the story of a Maryland mill town that has lived with floods for two hundred fifty years…always rebuilding. But rains have worsened, and development has increased. Residents face the possibility of tearing down historic buildings to save lives. After four deaths, and losing businesses in two, thousand-year-floods in twenty-two months’ time, this may be the new normal for Ellicott City.

Aired: 04/25/19

Expires: 04/22/24

Rating: NR

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