inundation


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inundation

[‚i·nən′dā·shən]
(hydrology)
Flooding, by the rise and spread of water, of a land surface that is not normally submerged.
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Coraling and diverting curiosity seekers before they reach inundation zones will ease the burden for public safety providers.
Inundation mapping shall be completed sixty (60) days after the notice to proceed for this portion of work.
Beefing up tsunami information signs so they lead to safe zones, rather than simply marking inundation areas.
With the inundation we've had on eating healthy, people want to indulge in a comfort food that takes them back to sitting around the family table.
By filtering e-mail before it reaches our customers' networks, we protect them from malicious attacks and inundation by unwanted messages, so their employees can focus on getting work done, rather than dealing with productivity-draining spam and crippling viruses.
The road table drains are too shallow and cannot protect the road pavement from water inundation.
In Simi Valley, the Bard dam inundation area ranges from 1,000 to more than 2,000 feet in width, and stretches from Bard Reservoir to Easy Street and beyond as it follows the Sycamore Creek and the Arroyo Simi drainages.
These hazards might include naturally occurring asbestos, methane gas, compressible soils, ground displacement, local faults, local liquefaction, radon, salt-water inundation and fire hazards, to name a few.
And after the rains stop and the flood danger abates, homeowners drain the water from the big bags, roll them up, stash them in their original sack and store them, ready for the next inundation.
The selected remedy includes excavation and separation of contaminated soils and debris, chemical fixation of soils and sediments, groundwater extraction and treatment, fencing and inundation of wetlands located at the site, biological monitoring of the wetlands and mitigation for the loss of their functional value, a conservation easement, and operation and maintenance.
division, it provides information on environmental and other natural hazards, such as earthquake fault zones, wildland fire hazards, dam inundation areas, and Superfund sites.
TUFLOW is ideally suited to model a range of scenarios including: flooding of rivers and creeks with complex flow patterns; overland and piped flows through urban areas, estuarine and coastal tide hydraulics and inundation from storm tides and tsunamis.