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STRUCTURAL FLOOD MITIGATION [1 record]

Record 1 1997-06-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
DEF

Structural system for reduction of the effects of floods using physical solutions, e.g. reservoirs, levees, dredging, diversions, flood-proofing, etc.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
DEF

Ensemble d'ouvrages et/ou de travaux (barrages- réservoirs, endiguements, canaux de décharge, dragages, protection contre les inondations, etc.) ayant pour but de limiter les effets des crues par des moyens physiques.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Hidrología e hidrografía
DEF

Conjunto de obras cuya finalidad es reducir los efectos de las avenidas mediante soluciones físicas, por ejemplo embalses, diques, dragados, desviaciones, construcciones de estructuras a prueba de crecidas, etc.

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