flood prevention

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  • The area has also been seen as a model for flood prevention internationally.
  • Rescue and flood prevention services soon got everything under control, but one man was killed when a tree fell onto his house.
  • For example power generation and water supply would keep the reservoir high whereas flood prevention would keep it low.
  • Even with modern flood prevention, minor damage from flooding is still seen along parts of the river each year.
  • Large-scale flood prevention works began shortly afterwards.
  • Unless one does this he will be very readily deceived when he considers means of flood prevention. Cited from The Passaic Flood of 1903, by Marshall Ora Leighton
  • A riverside path exists, but flood prevention works can often make river views problematic.
  • The bridge was endangered by a plan to drain low lying areas as part of a flood prevention program.
  • In North America, bulk bags are often used in flood prevention as well.
  • Following this incident, TRTS has devoted more resources to flood prevention in the underground system.
  • Flood prevention work was carried out on Sandwell Valley in the 1980s.
  • It is used for flood prevention, electricity generation, supplying drinking water and for raising water levels during times of low water.
  • Good urban water management is complex and requires not only water and wastewater infrastructure, but also pollution control and flood prevention.
  • In 2001 they were officially finished, and advertised as such, though only the flood prevention works were built.
  • The river falls within the area of the, which has a range of policies and guidance about flood prevention and conservation in the area.
  • The construction of the flood prevention complex started in 1978 and became one of the longest construction projects in Russia.
  • Howard enacted massive street-paving and flood-prevention programs and expanded the fire and police departments.
  • It led to extensive flood prevention efforts in the Purchase area, including the distinctive flood wall at Paducah.
  • This funding will go to emergency conservation and restoration efforts, as well as flood prevention and watershed repairs.
  • These small headwater reservoirs, designed primarily for local flood prevention, may include storage for sediment, water supply, water quality control or recreation. Cited from The Nation's River, by United States Department of the Interior
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