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international levee handbook Are you involved in fl ood risk and levee management? Do you design, construct or maintain levees? The fi rst International Levee Handbook is a compendium of good practice, offering detailed guidance on design, construction, maintenance and improvement of levees. The Handbook discusses current knowledge and experience from six countries and offers a decision support framework for those looking at specifi c challenges during the life cycle of levees. READER OFFER £240 members £325 non members Usual price £275 /£375 Offer ends 6 January 2014 What does the Handbook contain? The 1300+pages are divided into four sections and broken down into 10 chapters covering: Fundamentals Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Levees in fl ood risk management Chapter 3 Function, forms and failure of levees Managing levees Chapter 4 Operation and maintenance Chapter 5 Levee inspection, assessment and risk attribution Chapter 6 Emergency management and operations Toolbox Chapter 7 Site characterisation and data requirements Chapter 8 Physical process and tools for levee assessment and design Making changes Chapter 9 Design Chapter 10 Construction The Handbook takes a risk, performance and systems-based approach. It follows a tiered approach to all aspects of managing and maintaining a levee or levee system. To order a copy contact CIRIA: Tel: +44 (0) 20 7549 3300 Email: enquiries@ciria.org Web: www.ciria.org/service/C731 13


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