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TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Officials on Georgia's Tybee Island are looking at ways to keep the coastal city dry as sea levels rise.

The city is holding a two-day public workshop about adapting to higher water levels. The sessions began Monday.

Officials from the University of Georgia and Georgia Sea Grant will work with residents to identify parts of the community that are vulnerable to flooding, storm surge, beach erosion and other concerns related to rising seas They will then develop solutions.

Water levels at nearby Fort Pulaski have risen nearly a foot since 1935, and experts expect water levels to rise at least 6 more inches in 50 years.

Possible recommendations for addressing the problem include raising roads, building dunes and moving facilities.