Advances in Urban Flood Management (Balkema: Proceedings and by R. Ashley, S. Garvin, E. Pasche, A. Vassilopoulos, C. PDF

By R. Ashley, S. Garvin, E. Pasche, A. Vassilopoulos, C. Zevenbergen

ISBN-10: 0203945980

ISBN-13: 9780203945988

ISBN-10: 0415436621

ISBN-13: 9780415436625

One of many results of worldwide weather swap is the expanding variability of utmost flood occasions and cyclones. present measures to mitigate flood affects, really within the city surroundings, are in response to previously-planned flood chance periods and not supply adequate protection. Being ready for unforeseen adjustments and severe flood occasions asks for a paradigm shift in present techniques to prevent and deal with flood mess ups. with a purpose to stem the expanding influence of city floods, a huge reconsider of present making plans and flood administration regulations and perform is needed, considering diverse spatial and temporal scales. This e-book addresses a huge spectrum of correct concerns within the rising box of city flood administration. it could actually act as a stimulus for additional learn and improvement in city flood administration whereas informing and fascinating stakeholders within the advertising of built-in and cooperative techniques in water management. An interdisciplinary process so that it will be of curiosity to all those who find themselves lively in water, chance and concrete administration.

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S. Department of the Interior. University of Delaware Water Resources Center. T. Westmacott, R. T. T. Blue Green Technologies, Integrated Practices to Manage Stormwater as an Asset, Geraldine R. M. A Review of Current Knowledge – Urban Drainage & the Water Environment: a Sustainable Future? 2006 3 Characterisation of Urban Streams and Urban Flooding Ian Douglas1 , Mira Kobold2 , Nigel Lawson1 , Erik Pasche3 & Iain White1 1 University of Manchester, UK University of Ljubljana, Slovenia 3 Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany 2 ABSTRACT: This chapter explores a number of issues concerned with urban flooding.

9. Hydrographs of two streams between 20th and 25th August 2005, periodic maximal discharge Qmax and hourly rainfall intensity from the nearest raingauge station on Mount Lisca. lying urban areas close to rivers suffer from the overflowing of sewers, rather than the overtopping of river banks. This happened in Lower Kersal, Greater Manchester in 1980, when prolonged regional rainfall caused flooding throughout the Mersey Basin and the high levels in the Irwell tributary caused sewers to back up and overflow through housing areas.

2005) and the affect of existing flood defences were not taken into account. , 2005), but resolution is too coarse to accurately obtain flood depths: • Indicative Floodplain Maps (IFMs) are the only nationally available information on the potential extent of flood inundation. The IFMs are outlines of the area that could potentially be flooded in the absence of defences in a 1:100-year return period flood for fluvial floodplains and a 1:200-year return period flood for coastal floodplains. • 1:50,000 maps with 5 m contours.

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