Floodplain management : a new approach for a new era [E-Book] / Bob Freitag ... [et al.].
Freitag, Bob.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2009
x, 242 pages : illustrations, maps.
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Table of Contents:
  • Floods are not the problem. Case study: Louisa County, Iowa
  • A new vocabulary. Case study: Snoqualmie, Washington
  • Rivers and floodplains. Case study: Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin
  • Natural processes must drive solutions. Case study: New York, New York
  • Our relationship to rivers. Case study: Chicago, Illinois
  • Approaches: structural and nonstructural. Case study: Buck Hollow River, Oregon
  • Capabilities and tools. Case study: Davenport, Iowa
  • Strategies: work with, not against, rivers. Case study: flooding of I-5 in Washington
  • Choosing the best strategy. case study: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • What next? case study: Rivergrove.