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Managing urban flooding from heavy rainfall - encouraging the uptake of designing for exceedance (C738)

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Designing for exceedance enables better management of local flood risk and surface water by creating safe and resilient flood routes, temporary storage areas and making use of other measures to reduce the impact of flooding. This publication encourages the uptake of designing for exceedance by:

  • showing great examples and ideas in a collection of case studies and in the lessons and success factors report
  • presenting a literature review that outlines the contemporary thinking in the UK and overseas for designing for exceedance
  • providing presentation materials and associated videos to support deliver.

ISBN: 978-0-86017-742-5
Author: Digman, C, Ashley, R, Hargreaves, P, Gill, E
Number of pages: 24/38/52
Publisher: CIRIA
Date of Publication: October 2014


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