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WHY DOES URBAN FLOODING HAPPEN?

Updated: Oct 8, 2019

Chapter IV Introduction


While urban flooding is caused by a variety of factors, it essentially represents an inability on the part of a community to manage runoff from large rainfall events and to move the water off affected areas in a timely and efficient manner. Tackling this challenge requires a comprehensive approach to stormwater management that can identify the nature of the risk and that can build and maintain infrastructure that can deal with runoff.


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"THE GROWING THREAT OF URBAN FLOODING: A NATIONAL CHALLENGE "; By University of Maryland team and Texas A&M University team; 2018


Keywords: Environment, ResearchDocs, Density

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