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Book B 14 Design of flood storage reservoirs

Publication Year

1993

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Abstract

Gives practical guidance on the design of storage reservoirs for flood control in partly urbanised catchment areas. It explains in detail the hydrological procedures for flood estimation and routing associated with design, including a simplified flood estimation method for small catchments. These is comprehensive information on detailed design aspects, including guidance on embankment and overflow structures and the selection of flow control devices. The book concludes with a detailed discussion of operational aspects and provides guidance on the maintenance of embankments and grassed areas, channels, pollutant traps, mechanical and electrical devices and safety equipment.

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Publication reference B14. Based on research project 393.

ISBN

0750610573

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CIRIA

CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.

Griffin Court
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EC1A 9PN
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Tel: 020 7549 3300

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