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flood-mitigation

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The southern part of the Pacific Ocean, extending southward from the equator to Antarctica.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Very high levels in the main river system, backing up water into the irrigated area, are not subject to manmade intervention unless by major upstream flood-mitigation storage.

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  • •None of the legislators in the area supported the 2005 gas tax increase from which the pool of today's flood-mitigation money ultimately flows.

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  • For the moment, though, the challenge is elbowing into line for flood-mitigation money.

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  • Flood hydrologist Mark Babister has recommended an investigation into the use of 24-hour rain forecasts, with a margin of error, when moving between flood-mitigation strategies at Wivenhoe.

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  • Commissioner Cate Holmes highlighted confusion in the manual, saying there was not clear direction for operators to determine when to change flood-mitigation strategies.

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  • Wivenhoe's strict manual instructs operators how much water they can release in each flood-mitigation strategy.

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  • The federal help will include funding 50 per cent - or $2 million - of the province's existing $4 million flood-mitigation plan for the region.

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  • Mr. Harper announced several initiatives - including financial help for Quebec's disaster response and funding for its flood-mitigation program.

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  • According to a fact sheet from the North Dakota State Water Commission, state and federal government flood-mitigation expenditures have topped more than $450 million, and included moving roads, railways, and power lines, and building dikes.

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  • First the authority must decide what system to put in place that would oversee future flood-mitigation projects.

    The News Tribune - Tacoma - - HOMEPAGE

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