greater flood

greater flood

[′grād·ər ¦fləd]
(oceanography)
The stronger of two flood currents occurring during a tidal day.
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All these things, then, will have to be carefully considered by us; and if only those whom we introduce to this vast system of education and training are sound in body and mind, justice herself will have nothing to say against us, and we shall be the saviours of the constitution and of the State; but, if our pupils are men of another stamp, the reverse will happen, and we shall pour a still greater flood of ridicule on philosophy than she has to endure at present.
Specifically these funds are used to reduce future flood losses through activities such as elevating floodprone structures, improving drainage or providing greater flood protection.
SNH chair Mike Cantlay said: "More than 100 locations in the west of Scotland may be at greater flood risk due to rising tides over the next 50 years.
Prof Dawson, who led on the infrastructure strand of the report, said: "A greater flood risk means greater potential for disruption to our power stations, road and rail network, communications, and our waste infrastructure - all the services that underpin a modern economy.
Greater flood protection will be implemented by enhancing Lake Manitoba and Lake St.
Their properties were originally built to code, but were subsequently found to be at greater flood risk.
Slower-moving storms pose a greater flood risk because they have more time to drop rain on an area.
The Department also adopted a new rule to increase the required minimum flood-proofing elevation so substantially damaged buildings and other new construction are built to withstand greater flood risk.
Water resources for populated lowland regions are influenced by mountain climates and vegetation; shifts in intra-annual precipitation regimes could lead to critical water amounts resulting in greater flood or drought episodes.
In contrast to Kriesel and Landry (2004), we find that mortgage borrowers hold no greater flood insurance coverage, but they do exhibit less elastic flood insurance demand.
In any case the attempt to do so, and to deal with other impacts such as the need for greater flood protection, would significantly add to the cost of the project.

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