flood control

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(engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods

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Among the highlight flood control projects include the 710-lineal meter section of Cabu River Flood Control in barangay Cabu, Cabanatuan City; 1,113-lineal meter rehabilitation of Calabasa Flood Control in Gabaldon; and 351-lineal meter rehabilitation of Pampanga River Control in barangay Sapang Buho in Palayan City.
The National Housing Authority would be tasked to handle the resettlement of informal settlers who would be affected by the five-year flood control project.
He said that control rooms would also be set up at Tehsil and district level for implementation on flood control plan.
However, authorities claimed the work is in progress regarding the restoration and repair of flood control drains.
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This reviewer says "weaken" because Congress compelled the Corps to return to the New Dealers' multiple-purpose models with passage of the 1944 Flood Control Act.
The Flood Control Act of 1936 authorized the Corps to undertake many more flood-control projects, including reservoir lakes designed to contain excess water.
Two years later, the Flood Control Act of 1938 authorized seven storage dams on the upper Willamette River and its tributaries.
2 Flood Control Structure in northeast Madison County and Moss Creek No.
3 million people in regions along the Yangtze River, leaving 43 dead and 18 missing, China's flood control authorities said Monday.
Duval granted the plaintiffs standing despite the Corps' claim of immunity under [section] 3 of the Flood Control Act, which releases government agencies from liability relating to flood control projects--specifically, "for any damage from or by floods or floodwaters.
4 billion to shore up levees in San Francisco Bay, build new drinking water treatment plants, fund flood control, restore salmon runs and purchase new parklands from Monterey bay to Lake Tahoe to inner-city Los Angeles.
The federal government constructs flood control infrastructure, offers flood insurance, and provides disaster aid.
Other primary purposes are farm ponds (18 percent), flood control (15 percent), water supply (12 percent), irrigation (11 percent), hydroelectric (2 percent), and navigation (less than 0.
The flood of 1993 on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers significantly will influence national water resources and environmental policy in much the same way that those of 1927 and 1935 resulted in the Flood Control Acts of 1928 and 1936.