Category:Flood control

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This page includes content from from “Beyond Dams”, authored by Elizabeth Brink of International Rivers Network (IRN) and Serena McClain and Steve Rothert of American Rivers (AR), and published by IRN and AR). It is re-used under here under Appropedia's license by permission.

As floodplain managers, state resource agencies and local communities wrestle with the problems associated with flood-control dams; cities around the country are implementing innovative techniques for managing floods without new dams. While many of these alternatives are not quick fixes, they are real solutions that can be implemented with long-term planning. The following are some alternative approaches to dams for flood management:

  • Reducing runoff
  • In-river flood management
  • Separating the people and the threat

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Several links above were copied from the Wikipedia:Flood article

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