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flood control

[′fləd kən‚trōl]
(civil engineering)
Use of levees, walls, reservoirs, floodways, and other means to protect land from water overflow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In its audit report released in August, the COA further said 'out of the 170 flood control projects for implementation and completion during the year, 53 projects have been completed, 53 were ongoing, and 64 projects were not yet started as of December 31, 2018.'
According to COA, the performance grade of the Flood Control Sewerage Management Office of the MMDA is set at 31.18 percent representing the 53 projects it has completed for the year.
Diokno has denied that there are irregularities in the allocation of flood control funds.
However, authorities claimed the work is in progress regarding the restoration and repair of flood control drains.
"It's necessary to listen to the information carefully, take notice and follow the requirements of the flood control commission and rescue services, turn off the gas, electricity and water, put out the fire in the oven, bring valuable things and furniture to upper floors or attic, close doors and windows, or even nail them up.
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Prior to 1927, flood control was largely seen as the responsibility of state and local governments.
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The river's mood swings have been moderated in recent decades by the construction of flood control dams.
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