flood wall


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flood′ wall`


n.
a wall built along a shore or bank to prevent floods by giving a raised, uniform freeboard.
[1950–55]
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Roughly 110 yards of the embankment will be retained by a concrete flood wall to account for the constrained width of the riverbank, and a flood wall up to 21 yards length, will tie-in the raised defences to the Network Rail Bridge.
Delos Santos said the residents in the west bank will be better protected from flooding when this project is already complete, which is designed to reinforce the existing flood wall, flood gates, and relief pumping stations in this fast-rising capital city in Northeastern Mindanao or Caraga region.
The investment - funded by the Council and Environment Agency - comes after it was estimated up to 70 homes and 23 West Kirby businesses have a 0.5% chance of flooding in any year - and the flood wall will help alleviate that.
The investment - funded by the council and Environment Agency - comes after it was estimated up to 70 homes and 23West Kirbybusinesses have a 0.5% chance of flooding in any year - and the flood wall will help alleviate that.
The first phase involved refurbishing the existing flood embankment on the River Rhymney, off Newport Road, and a new flood wall was built.
The owners of the castle have pleaded with the Welsh Government to provide them with a flood wall but time and time again they've refused.
Army Corps of Engineers to halt replacement of a 500-foot-long flood wall at the edge of New Orleans' French Quarter.
The project scope of the second phase of the flood mitigation project, among others, involves construction of earth levee, river levee and flood wall, upgrading of Batu Balik road and construction of flood gates and pump houses.
The project in the Cowpen area of Blyth will see an existing 180m flood wall upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding.
With the floodwater directly entering the shop through the front door, the water bypassed an impregnable flood wall that had been previously been built underground in front of the shop.
In January 2015 work was completed on a new flood wall which it was hoped would protect the village from the flooding which had impacted the town in previous years.
"NYU Langone is protecting the campus perimeter, for both current and future buildings, with a flood wall system and increased reinforcements," Gorun says.