Providence Business News: Warning sounded about Providence’s widespread flood risks

Providence Business News: Warning sounded about Providence’s widespread flood risks

Arnold “Buff” Chace Jr. was 7 years old when Hurricane Carol ravaged Rhode Island, with a storm surge that submerged downtown Providence in 12 feet of water and crippled the city even after the flood receded. For many property and business owners too young to remember the 1954 hurricane, flooding is more of an abstract…