design flood

design flood

[di′zīn ‚fləd]
(civil engineering)
The flood, either observed or synthetic, which is chosen as the basis for the design of a hydraulic structure.
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Arranged for Army Corps of Engineers Technical Teams to Deploy to Irondequoit, Greece, Webster, Hamlin and other towns - As a result of the Army Corps Declaration of Emergency that Senators Schumer helped secured, the Army Corps deployed engineers and technical expert teams to Towns including Kendall, Hamlin, Greece, Irondequoit, Webster, Sodus, and Huron beginning on May 12th to instruct State Emergency personal on the best way to design flood protections.
Hydraulic designers may specify a given AEP as the design flood for the infrastructure being designed, depending on the infrastructure's criticality and the risks associated with physical damages and other losses such as traffic interruption.
According to the World Bank, the Philippine government said it needed an extension to do the following: design flood protection works in the Upper Marikina River; develop a flood forecasting and early warning system for the greater Metro Manila Area; as well as develop institutional arrangements for sustainable flood management.
Lilker's team proposed to elevate electric service onto thick concrete pads, in most cases, or relocated electrical service above the Design Flood Elevation (DFE) level; waterproofed electrical rooms and doors; and replaced all boilers, pneumatic temperature control systems and domestic water heaters, converting these systems from dual-fuel to all gas-fired.
At the local level, the risk of power loss can be mitigated by elevating the building-specific power infrastructure above the design flood elevation, and securing a means of backup power.
2007), the minimum depth of penetration should not be less than 6m from the design flood scour line.
A reservoir dam can be designed with the design flood hydrograph (DFH), which is a hydrograph adopted according to design standards to ensure the safety of a structure.
The findings represent an attempt to help engineers answer the question: Which impact is more important for design flood considerations: the flooding due to increasing imperviousness or the flooding due to increasing intensification of storm systems through land use and land cover changes?
Design flood is considered as a flood with certain return period, a historical flood or percentage of flood.
Students used modeling clay to design flood disaster kits and tried on life vests and jackets before practising climbing inside a rescue boat.
Contact your city or county building department to determine the Base Flood Elevation (BFE) and the Design Flood Elevation (DFE) at your location and your buildings susceptibility to flooding.

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