The immediate purpose is to construct embankments, dikes, flood control
pumps and conduct a series of studies to also look at how the tributaries contribute to the floods.
Completed flood control
projects were built along Pampanga River and its major tributaries such as Coronel River in Gabaldon, Digmala River in Bongabon, Cabu and Minatula Creeks in Cabanatuan City, and Sapang Buho River in Palayan City, he added.
The flood control
project would be funded jointly through a loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the World Bank.
The Deputy Commissioner has directed all Assistant Commissioners to set up Flood Control
Rooms in their respective offices also.
Reviewing flood control
arrangements in a meeting held here, he directed the officers to remain in close liaison with weather department for getting early information about rains and floods situation in riverine areas.
Some years back, with a grant of millions of rupees sanctioned by federal government, the irrigation and flood control
authorities began dredging drive and other restoration related activities.
The company provides professional installation of important flood control
devices such as back-water valves and sump pumps.
With this context in mind, human ecologist Karen O'Neill (Rivers By Design) has argued that the 1936 Flood Control
Act was important for two reasons: it required cost-sharing at the local level and divided flood control
responsibilities within watersheds between the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Corps to undercut the New Dealers.
The key thing is the Flood Control
Act of 1928," Bolton said.
That began to change with the Flood Control
Act of 1936, which added flood control
to navigation and reclamation as national water responsibilities of the federal government.
Four of the basin authority's flood control
structures suffered major damages; repair and design costs for those four structures are expected to be about $900,000, Basin Authority Executive Director David Salyers said.
3 million people in regions along the Yangtze River, leaving 43 dead and 18 missing, China&'s flood control
authorities said Monday.