According to the researchers, the reconnection programmes would deliver three benefits, namely, reducing the risk of flooding, increasing flood-plain
goods and services, and, providing greater resilience to potential climate change impacts.
The cost of flood-plain
insurance for rental property was prohibitive, so a decision was made to redesign the homes to eliminate basements and, instead, build them on concrete pads.
Our house is 10 to 15ft above the flood-plain
, but the fields are on lower ground so many houses built there will be flooded, as the land is virtually waterlogged all year.
Lowrie also told the committee MBA supports a number of potential NFIP reforms, including additional funding for flood-plain
map modernization, increasing the deductible and coverage limits, and the creation of a "deluxe" flood-insurance policy.
It has removed a potentially major obstacle to the Government's plans to smooth the progress of flood-plain
Arsenic gets preferentially entrapped in the organic-rich, argillaceous flood-plain
and delta sediments (Acharyya et al.
But the days of wild game had long gone as they arrived on the flood-plain
of the Wabash.
Perform a flood-plain
study to determine the effects of filling the flood plain, and how impacts on neighbors will be prevented.
The controversy over the flood-plain
map has been a point of contention among Morrison Ranch homeowners for some time.
In the aftermath of the "Year of the Floods," hydrologists from the USGS and land-use planners from the Department of Health and Human Services worked together to develop recommendations that address structural controls and flood-plain
mapping for a more balanced approach to flood-control planning.
As director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources from 1999 to 2005, Patterson was responsible for water administration, water planning, flood-plain
delineation, dam safety and the state databank.
Lauri Segel, a member of the land use watchdog group 1000 Friends of Oregon, said the city's staff report fails to address concerns about the accuracy of area flood-plain
maps, the provision of urban services and the potential impact of development on the Interstate 5/Belt Line interchange.