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floodway

[′fləd‚wā]
(civil engineering)
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Today, some members of the public and scientists are mystified that it is still possible to build in the floodway in the city of Houston.
Along the way, you follow the floodway channel and will have an opportunity to see wildlife and vegetation along with agricultural land.
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.
All of the upstream stations (Emerson, Lettelier, St Jean and Morris) reached their bankful stage between 19 and 20 April, whereas St Adolphe and the gauging station above the Red River Floodway reached this stage between 21 and 23 April, respectively, i.
The major flood control works - the Shellmouth Dam and Reservoir, the Assiniboine River Diversion, the Red River Floodway, and the Primary Dikes - did protect the City of Winnipeg (Figure 4).
Called the McKeough Floodway Reforestation/Wildlife Habitat Enhancement project, it will plant 75,000 indigenous and noninvasive specie, across a 91-acre parcel that includes a floodplain and areas subject to erosion.
Later county officials told Marble he was filling in a floodway and ordered him to create a channel seven feet deep, 200 feet wide, and 1,200 feet long.
Many people have seen or used Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), Flood Boundary and Floodway Maps (FBFM), Flood Hazard Boundary Maps (FHBM), and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports.