flood control


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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.
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Homeowners can expect to get a high quality flood control system to make their basements waterproof and have peace of mind.
But preparations are needed even when the flood control system is fully functional.
The government argued that certain levees constructed after the MRGO was built constitute flood control projects.
Their plan seeks funding for infrastructure such as highways, schools, flood control and water programs.
This report discusses federal investment decisions on flood control infrastructure, such as levees, floodwalls, and dams.
The corps wanted the Pick Plan, which called for low dams downriver for flood control and navigation.
The MRC was charged with protecting the banks of the Lower Mississippi, with emphasis on channel stabilization and navigation, rather than development of flood control works.
The County Board and the Stormwater Committee (which reports to the Board) directed the staff of the Stormwater Management Division of the DuPage County Department of Environmental Concerns to evaluate alternative flood control facilities in the Salt Creek watershed.
MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said the demolition of illegal structures in the area is the Phase 2 of the flood control program.
DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest watercourse in the province which cuts through the town of Sogod includes six (6) flood control structures costing above P40 million each in the river sections of Hibod-Hibod, Kanangkaan, San Juan, San Vicente, Suba, and Zone 3.
The government is reviewing a massive Manila Bay flood control and expressway proposal backed by conglomerate San Miguel Corp.