By Vujica Yevjevich (auth.), John Gardiner, Ödön Starosolszky, Vujica Yevjevich (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9401041792

ISBN-13: 9789401041799

ISBN-10: 9401104018

ISBN-13: 9789401104012

Defence from Floods and Floodplain Management discusses all facets of floodplain administration relating to defence from floods, together with particular concerns resembling the upkeep of flood defences, and divulges many elements of a extra holistic method of the administration of flood danger, increasing the structural/non-structural debate into prevention and medication within the floodplain and its catchment. contemporary event in lots of nations is acknowledged through specialists from Hungary, Austria, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, the united kingdom and the USA.

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CMP action plans built on good information and on partnership with LPAs and other stakeholders can address symptoms and causes of problems within a multi-functional framework to maximize the value for money spent; actions taken unilaterally by functions cannot claim to have such a sound basis in relation to their sustainability. • Public 'participation' implies more than consultation in the design stage of projects if community ownership of decision-making (and hence public attitude) is to underpin sustainable development.

Belhaven, London. Urbonas, B. , (1993) Stormwater: Best Management Practices and Detention for Water Quality, Drainage and CSO Management, PTR Prentice-Hall, New Jersey. WCED (World Commission on Enviromnent and Development), (1987) Our Common Future. Oxford University Press, Oxford. H. (1989) Managing the Effects of Urbanization on the Upper Lee, to the Annual Conference, British Hydrological Society. 3 RIVER TRAINING AND DEFENSE FROM FLOODS STEVAN BRUK c/o UNESCO, Science Sector 7, place de Fontenoy, Paris, France 1.

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