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floodway

[′fləd‚wā]
(civil engineering)
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The residents formed the Alliance of People's Organization along Manggahan Floodway (APOAMF) to collectively raise their grievances to the government.
Ramos in 1994, declaring certain parcels of land along the floodway for disposition in accordance with Republic Act No.
Today, we will have to bulldoze through prosperous subdivisions to put that floodway in place.
As the floodplain maps were redrawn after Allison, hundreds of new properties were suddenly included in the floodway. That meant their owners could no longer renovate them or build anything new.
Running the 46 kilometres along the west side of the floodway, the trail supports multi-use, non-motorized, four-season recreational opportunities including walking, hiking, and biking in the summer and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter.
The swollen river--which had prompted the Corps to take the unprecedented action of opening three floodways at the same time-passed its floodwaters along to the Gulf of Mexico.
The Bonnet Carré Spillway, Morganza Floodway, and breached levee near Cairo, Illinois, all diverted some of the flood waters from the Mississippi River in the spring of 2011.
(9) As a result, the subject property was not located in a FEMA floodway and did not require flood insurance.
One proposal, for example, would prohibit development in the floodway. There would be an exception if the rules would preclude any development of the property, Miller said.
Calculated in this manner, the lateral slope of the valley varies from 27 cm/km near the international border to 20 cm/km near Ste Agathe and about 23cm/km above the floodway. The valley flattens as it widens northward from Emerson, forming a triangular tract.
The government allocated $3 billion for health care and also provided support for a range of programs including a new Red River Floodway Authority to oversee expansion of the floodway around the city of Winnipeg.