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flood wall

[′fləd ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
A levee or similar wall for the purpose of protecting the land from inundation by flood waters.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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That will mean the new 1.2m-high flood wall will reduce the risk posed to 567 homes and 104 businesses, effectively "safeguarding" the town centre.
That will mean the new 1.2m-high flood wall will reduce risk posed to 567 homes and 104 businesses, effectively "safeguarding" the town centre.
In the second phase, new flood walls and embankments were built in Roath Mill Gardens, Waterloo Gardens and Railway Gardens, along with the replacement of Waterloo Road bridge.
The response did not go down well with Mrs Finch-Saunders, who said the Government should be "ashamed" and called on them to provide the PS350,000 needed to build a permanent flood wall. She said: "The Welsh Government ought to be ashamed of its response, and willingness to sit back and allow this double grade I listed castle and gardens - the only grade I-listed gardens in Wales - to be devastated by floods.
While the Environment Agency has advised on the specifications and design of the flood wall, Port of Blyth will own and maintain it.
Police wearing riot gear clashed with protesters and arrested about 100 activists during an illegal march Monday as hundreds tried to "Flood Wall Street."
The Flood Wall Street demonstration comes on the heels of Sunday's international day of action that brought some 310,000 people to the streets of New York City in the largest single protest ever held over climate change.
MANILA -- A construction worker sustained minor injuries when a part of a flood wall being built along a creek in Tondo, collapsed on Sunday morning.
Twelve months ago the Environment Agency recommended a proposal to build a 2,000m flood wall in Hull to protect thousands of homes which flooded in 2007.
Officials said much of Bangkok sat behind a sturdy flood wall that had been re-enforced.
The flood wall along the bank of the river will be moved to the back of the park, creating an esplanade along the river to allow visitors access to it.