floodwall


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floodwall

A wall that is capable of protecting an area from floodwater.
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Andel's semi-permanent FloodWall is suitable for commercial and domestic applications and is made from recycled plastic and reinforced with steel to withstand the forces of flooding.
Army Corps of Engineers' poorly designed and constructed floodwalls atop levees along drainage canals and a major navigation waterway.
Site Two: Installation of new floodwall between Menceforth Cottages and railway viaduct.
The council says up to 70 homes and 23 businesses in West Kirby that have a 0.5% chance of flooding in any year will be protected by the new floodwall.
Mobile floodwalls can be installed at river dams, large-size port piers, railway tunnel portals, culvert openings of expressways, openings of civil air defense structures, and urban large-scale communities to prevent flood disasters.
which, as it falls to the ground, digs a trench at the floodwall's
Had the levees and floodwalls held, the enormous damage and loss of life would have been mitigated, it is estimated by experts, by at least two-thirds.
For example, a city can build a floodwall that has a road on top, easing the traffic burden and expediting a route for commercial trucking.
Stretching longer than a football field, the floodwall will be all that stands between downtown DC and inundation.
Our findings also suggest similar plan of work like bridge reconstruction levee setbacks and a floodwall moving of vulnerable structures detention basins larger storm water conveyances and a high-flow bypass channel.
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra's, Floodwall Jazz Quintet - “Community Concert”, on Friday, April 25 @ 7:30 P.M.
Soldiers worked through the night to repair a floodwall that had burst, sending water gushing through the city.