flood plane

flood plane

[′fləd ‚plān]
(hydrology)
The position of a stream's water surface during a particular flood.
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The Facility Building shall withstand hurricane force conditions and shall be constructed above the 100 year flood plane to ensure the building is accessible and usable during any flood condition.
The meeting decided that as encroachment on river flood planes enhance risk and vulnerabilities, the Irrigation Department will furnish certificates on encroachment free river flood plane.
As encroachment on river flood planes enhance risk and vulnerabilities, Irrigation Department to furnish certificates on encroachment free river flood plane.
The Minnesota location has an F5 tornado storage shelter, and the Florida location has a Category 5 hurricane storage shelter and was built outside the 500 year flood plane.
In 2009, DAS added the Leica ALS60 LiDAR system to its capability supporting topographic, flood plane mapping, storm water and natural resource management applications.
We live about 150 yards away from the River Sowe which has never flooded in our area but we struggle to get household insurance cover as the insurance companies consider that we live on a 'flood plane'.
It's a reminder that building on a flood plane would be sheer madness.
The landscape here is mystical: Enormous mounds dominate a flood plane nestled between forest and wetlands.
The leaflike blooms of Waferboard 8, 1996, bear, in their blue, yellow, green, black, and pink forms, the hues of sun, sky, earth, grass, and body; the winding lines of New Mexico, New York, #24, 1998, have the flow and scale of a great alluvial flood plane; the puffy pinks of 20 Pearls (5), 2003, invoke dawn's cloud and the springtime peony.
The shape of the basin is as shown in Fig.1, where the flood plane area with elevation lower than 20m is considered as susceptible to liquefaction according to Youd and Perkins (1978).
A fourth corner is a vacant lot on a flood plane and is set to become northeast Arkansas' biggest mall--the Mall at Turtle Creek.
They will then produce a report which will identify how close the property is to a flood plane, the risk of flooding and the likely effect on obtaining home insurance for the property.