Manhole covers get new mission: predicting floods

Business / Tech Sep 8, 2016

Manhole covers get new mission: predicting floods

by Kazuaki Nagata

Sudden storms called "guerrilla downpours" have been hitting with increasing frequency over the past five decades and are now considered a growing disaster threat. As municipalities struggle to deal with the increase in floods, companies are proposing new technology based on what they say is ...