How will this plan reduce flooding in the area?

Flooding has long been a plague to the area along Deer Creek between Hanley Road and South Brentwood Boulevard, with 26 floods since 1957 causing significant public safety issues and property damage. The flood mitigation component of Brentwood Bound includes improvements to Deer Creek that will create more flow capacity along the creek to alleviate frequent widespread flooding and provide opportunities for businesses in the area.

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1. How will this plan reduce flooding in the area?
2. What is floodplain restoration?
3. Could the city raise the land in the flood prone areas instead of doing flood mitigation?
4. Why does this area flood?
5. How will standing water be addressed in the areas that will gather water?
6. How will this project affect municipalities upstream and downstream?
7. Will water and sewage flow into Deer Creek?