flood dam

flood dam

[′fləd ‚dam]
(civil engineering)
A dam for storing floodwater, or for supplying a flood of water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He said the spillway was a "last priority" because it could be rendered redundant by a flood dam that would be constructed in the Sierra Madre mountain.
Also pitching their ideas in the boardroom were Chris Petty, boss of Cornerstone Business Solutions of Thornaby; Amanda Rylander, from Stockton, who has a care sector service company 3Score&10; Andrew Dunn, a 17-year-old from Yarm, who has invented new product Flood DAM which prevents flooding damage to homes and businesses; and Callum Miller from Stockton who runs car refurbishment firm Turbo Connect.
The report theorizes on the origin of the phrase, Great New Orleans Flood, claiming its use by insurance groups and companies began shortly after Hurricane Katrina in a concerted effort to begin inferring that flood dam ages would not be covered.
Five individuals have now made it on to the shortlist: Phil Crosby, who runs health and fitness website iexerci.se in Stockton Chris Petty, boss of Cornerstone Business Solutions of Thornaby Amanda Rylander, from Stockton, who has a care sector service company 3Score&10 Andrew Dunn, a 17-year-old from Yarm, who has invented new product Flood DAM which prevents flooding damage to homes and businesses Callum Miller from Stockton who runs car refurbishment firm Turbo Connect The hopefuls will outline their ideas to a panel of business bosses at the Evening Gazette's offices tomorrow morning.
His invention called Flood DAM prevents flooding damage to homes and businesses by fitting easily into a door or window recess.