minimum flood

minimum flood

[′min·ə·məm ′fləd]
(oceanography)
The least speed of a current that runs continuously flood.
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Increase the minimum flood return periods to be used for the design of flood-control and road-drainage facilities and structures to 25-50 from 10-20 year return period
Kolbe contended that the bank cannot require more than the federally mandated minimum flood insurance, which is the lesser of the principal balance of the loan or $250, 000 in special flood hazard areas, and $0 in all other areas.
Also, those buying only minimum flood insurance ($250,000) should have been told by those agents that excess flood insurance was available.
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