Evaluation and Prevention of Water Damage to Asphalt Pavement Materials

Evaluation and Prevention of Water Damage to Asphalt Pavement Materials

in Texas occurred in the eastern and southeastern part of the state, which has a high water table and high rainfall, approaching 1270 ... experience indicates that some limestone type aggregates are susceptible to moisture damage.

Author: Byron E. Ruth

Publisher: ASTM International

ISBN: 080310460X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 159

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Categories: Technology & Engineering

Flood Damage Assessment and Management

Flood Damage Assessment and Management

Basic philosophy The basic philosophy of environmental damage assessment is that all three assessed components of the environment (protected biotopes, water, and soil) can be damaged by the entire range of hazardous substances released ...

Author: Martina Zeleňáková

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030500535

Category: Science

Page: 120

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This book presents state-of-the-art, essential methods and tools for flood risk assessment and management. The costs of damage caused by extreme weather events, among which floods are a major category, are rapidly rising, both globally and across Europe. The scope and scale of flood episodes point to the need for comprehensive proposals, including the implementation of flood protection measures in areas exposed to flood risk. This book is dedicated to flood damage assessment, and addresses the management of social, economic and environmental damage. It develops a general methodology for flood risk assessment and presents a range of effective flood protection methods in keeping with the objectives of flood risk management. As such, it offers a valuable resource for young researchers, academics, lecturers and water management practitioners alike.
Categories: Science

Risk Analysis and Uncertainty in Flood Damage Reduction Studies

Risk Analysis and Uncertainty in Flood Damage Reduction Studies

AND U.S. FLOOD DAMAGE REDUCTION PLANNING, POLICIES, AND PROGRAMS 15 determine— i) the scientific validity of applying risk-based analysis in these studies; and ii) the impact of using risk-based analysis as it relates to current policy ...

Author: National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309071369

Category: Science

Page: 217

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Reducing flood damage is a complex task that requires multidisciplinary understanding of the earth sciences and civil engineering. In addressing this task the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employs its expertise in hydrology, hydraulics, and geotechnical and structural engineering. Dams, levees, and other river-training works must be sized to local conditions; geotechnical theories and applications help ensure that structures will safely withstand potential hydraulic and seismic forces; and economic considerations must be balanced to ensure that reductions in flood damages are proportionate with project costs and associated impacts on social, economic, and environmental values. A new National Research Council report, Risk Analysis and Uncertainty in Flood Damage Reduction Studies, reviews the Corps of Engineers' risk-based techniques in its flood damage reduction studies and makes recommendations for improving these techniques. Areas in which the Corps has made good progress are noted, and several steps that could improve the Corps' risk-based techniques in engineering and economics applications for flood damage reduction are identified. The report also includes recommendations for improving the federal levee certification program, for broadening the scope of flood damage reduction planning, and for improving communication of risk-based concepts.
Categories: Science

A Program for Reducing the National Flood Damage Potential

A Program for Reducing the National Flood Damage Potential

Ten basements were flooded , lawns were damaged at eight homes , and sewers , streets , and street drains were affected . A small quantity of lumber was washed away when water overflowing the right bank flooded building materials stored ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works


ISBN: UCBK:C055436308

Category: Flood control

Page: 70

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Categories: Flood control

Flood Damage Survey and Assessment

Flood Damage Survey and Assessment

None had insurance coverage, and none was able to put in place any mitigation measure because of the timing of the flood (early on a Monday morning) and lack of precedent alert. An important component of damage to the industrial sector ...

Author: Daniela Molinari

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119217947

Category: Science

Page: 288

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Floods can have a devastating impact on life, property and economic resources. However, the systematic collection of damage data in the aftermath of flood events can contribute to future risk mitigation. Such data can support a variety of actions including the identification of priorities for intervention during emergencies, the creation of complete event scenarios to tailor risk mitigation strategies, the definition of victim compensation schemes, and the validation of damage models to feed cost-benefit analysis of mitigation actions. Volume highlights include: • Compilation of real world case studies elaborating on the survey experiences and best practices associated with flood damage data collection, storage and analysis, that can help strategize flood risk mitigation in an efficient manner • Coverage of different flooding phenomena such as riverine and mountain floods, spatial analysis from local to global scales, and stakeholder perspectives, e.g. public decision makers, researchers, private companies • Contributions from leading experts in the field, researchers and practitioners, including civil protection actors working at different spatial and administrative level, insurers, and professionals working in the field of natural hazard risks mitigation Flood Damage Survey and Assessment: New Insights from Research and Practice will be a valuable resource for earth scientists, hydrologists, meteorologists, geologists, geographers, civil engineers, insurers, policy makers, and planners. Read an interview with the editors to find out more: https://eos.org/editors-vox/the-value-of-disaster-damage-data
Categories: Science

Flood Issues in Contemporary Water Management

Flood Issues in Contemporary Water Management

Fortunately , there were no dike failures nor flood damage caused by this event . However , the evacuation was expensive , and it would have been very helpful to have even a rough estimate of these costs . The expenses incurred by all ...

Author: Jiri Marsalek

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 079236452X

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 435

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Coping with Flash Floods: Lessons Learned from Experience, Malenovice, Czech Republic, May 16-21, 1999
Categories: Computers