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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The master plan aims to 'establish the flood control policy strategy, target design flood magnitude and main works for the rivers and creeks which contribute to flooding; identify alternative flood mitigation measures; formulate flood control project implementation plan; and prioritize projects based on technical, economic, social and environmental feasibility.'
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The design flood passage capacity was, thus, reduced to 0.9 million cusecs.
Another important objective of the workshop was to introduce and design flood and drought resilient school plans with relevant organizations, professionals and farmers using nature based solutions to combat these challenges.
Therefore, where circumstances warrant, designers have a duty to use other procedures and design information more appropriate for their design flood problem.
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.
The design flood level is 1841.55 m, the flood check level is 1845.41m, and the normal storage level is 1842 m.
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.

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