flood control


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flood control

n
(Civil Engineering) the technique or practice of preventing or controlling floods with dams, artificial channels, etc
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Noun1.flood control - (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floodsflood control - (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
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This is in response to a Commission on Audit (COA) report stating that the agency MMDA left 117 out of 170 flood control projects uncompleted in 2018, with a total cost of PHP878.6 million.
COA said only 53 flood control projects were completed in 2018 in view of the failure of MMDA to prepare procurement time scheduled for infrastructure for each of the programmed activities for 2018.
Jadoon also directed the officers concerned to set up Flood control rooms, Flood relief centers and flood relief camps on war footings and people could contact to Recue-1122 in any emergency situation.
On Thursday (June 13), Tumacder and the village council scheduled a meeting to discuss plans to regulate entry to the flood control project, which was destroyed in 2017.
Earlier in her speech, the Permanent Secretary, Ecological Fund Office, Dr Habiba Lawal, who was represented by the Deputy Director, Soil Erosion and Flood Control, Engineer Udochi Nwachukwu, said the project was among the third quarter projects approved by President Buhari in 2018, following a request by the community to help arrest continuous flood menace in the area.
The whole program, which calls for the construction of flood control structures, has a price tag of P7.4 billion.
I'm certain she will be an asset to the mission of the Flood Control Commission."
Ombudsman Samuel Martires refused to comment on the issue of the P332-billion flood control fund scam.
The Upstream Flood Control Dam Program is a partnership that includes federal, state, and local involvement.
A year after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Harris County voters overwhelmingly backed a $2.5 billion bond measure Saturday that would finance at least 237 flood control projects in the Houston area.
The Deputy Commissioner has directed all Assistant Commissioners to set up Flood Control Rooms in their respective offices also.
Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aaa to Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA), NM's $12.5 million General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016.