Performance of river flood embankments

Bettess, R. and Reeve, C. (1995) Performance of river flood embankments. Technical Report. HR Wallingford.

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Abstract

Embankments are often used to protect land on flood plains from river flooding when a flood event passes down a river, a high head of water is contained by the embankment, preventing the flood water from inundating the flood plain. A survey of the hydraulic performance of flood embankments in the UK is described.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects: Floods > Flood impacts
Floods > General
Divisions: Floods
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:44
Last Modified: 19 May 2020 14:41
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/361

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