Caption Source
General plan of Rapentosa dam Google Earth
The front elevation of Rapentosa dam Photograph taken by Archontia Lykou
One of the two flood control dams constructed in Kamaraki stream Archontakis D., 2013. The Old Town of Rethymno: from a run down gheto to growth ...
Agia Triada square view after the permeable paving works Google Earth, Street view
General design of Acharnai case study
Retention tank of Acharnai case study during construction
Flood evacuation plan Lismore City Council -
Ring road, Volos, Greece Tahydromos -
Photograph of the re-building of the final part of the culvert
Photograph of the re-building of the final part of the culvert
Photograph of the re-building of the final part of the culvert
Photograph of the re-building of the final part of the culvert
Radar precipitation estimates and forecasting for the next 2 hours through a cloud-based EWS
Areas forecasted to be afected by strong precipitations and critical points
Warning for accumulated precipitation in 30 minutes period sent by e-mail
Weekly forecast of different meteorological variables
Marbella sewer model results for a 10 years return period rain event. Preliminar results of the PEARL project
FloodAlert System
Potential afected areas with large rainfall accumulations
Warnings sent (SMS and e-mail) by cloud-based EWS
Official meteorological service warnings
The new meandering stream between Lillegade and Degnestrædet
Establishment of pumping station in Greve Midt by Stregets outlet
Mobile dam
Measurement Program
Project Overview for the Karlstrup Mose Water and Environmental Project
Weir Geesthacht01 Niteshift, CC BY-SA 3.0
Krückau Flood Barrier, Google Maps
Lühe Flood Barrier, Google Maps
Tischendamm01 stefanie-w,, Google Maps
Pinnau Flood Barrier Juliane Herrmann,, Google Maps
Rhinplate Nightflyer, CC BY 3.0
Elbsände JoachimG, CC BY-SA 3.0
Heerengrabenfleet Flood Barrier Google Maps
Expansion of the stormwater sewer network in Oropos, Greece Attica District -
Permeable paving demonstration By JJ Harrison ( - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Typical details of permeable paving (Source: Smith, 2009)
A home rain garden recently planted By User:BrianAsh Source on English Wikipedia - page on English Wikipedia, GFDL,
Schematic diagram of an underground detention tank (On-site stormwater detention tank systems. Guide)
Wischhafener Süderelbe Flood Barrier Google Maps
Bullenhausen Sluice and Pumping Station Kalli,, Google Maps
Billwerder Flood Barrier Google Maps 2016
Borghorst Dike pipelinechecker,, Google Maps
Cranz Dike, Google Maps
Cuxhaven Sluice Ra Boe, CC BY-SA 2.5
Hydraulic fillings and Elbsände JoachimG, CC BY-SA 3.0
Fischmarkt Sebastian Podobinski,, Google Maps
Fischmarkt01 K.Sossidi/LSBG, Google Maps
Storm tide sluice Friedrichskoog flitze,
Hoopte Flood Barrier Enrico19, CC BY-SA 3.0
Lühe Flood Barrier, Google Maps
Oste Flood Barrier HB, Google Maps
Schwinge Flood Barrier Stade-Panorama,, Google Maps
Tatenberger Sluice, Google Maps
Trischendamm stefanie-w,, Google Maps
Wedeler Au Flood Barrier, Google Maps
Weir_Geesthacht Joachim Muellerchen, CC BY-SA 3.0
Weir Geesthacht Construction Site Adalbert Fahrenhorst, CC0
Stör Flood Barrier Google Maps
Este Flood Barrier HB, Google Maps
Templin Channel in Templin, Germany. Riverbank strengthened with fascines.
Hafen City: All new buildings (left) have been elevated on flood-secure plinths.
Rip rap
Generalized scheme of evacuation planning (Nagao 2005)
TrapBag® cellular containment barrier system in Fargo, North Dakota (USA), installed in 2011 for flood ...
Filter strip
Non-Return Valve
Rigid pipeline system with flexible joints for conveyance of stormwater and storage / attenuation, available ...
Flood disaster vulnerability of the terrain of Niger State.
Aquifer storage and recovery well in a confined aquifer. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. ...
A network of underground pipes called the MS4 discharges Washington’s stormwater into local waterways with ...
Boneyard Detention Basin By M dorothy, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Harris County Flood control district. Family Flood Preparedness Plan
Steel Barrier
Sluice gates near Henley, on the River Thames CC BY-SA 3.0,
River Parrett Dredging Scheme (UK)
French Drain Diagram
Floodplain excavation plan for the River Waal, Netherlands (Jun, 2015)
The Environment Agency (UK) raising awareness of flood risk at the Three counties show.
Since 2010, Federal Emergency Management Agency - US (FEMA) has conducted annual national surveys of ...
London's largest living wall will "combat flooding"
London's largest living wall will "combat flooding"
Mayor Karl Dean unveils the High Water Mark Initiative on the 3-year anniversary of the ...
Freestanding temporary flood barrier designed for fast response to flood threats in an urban environment, ...
Gannawarra Shire Council Municipal Flood Emergency Plan
Seepage Barriers
Network map of all connections in sample (defined as community, civil protection and social protection)
Stormwater retention pond Photo: Zoran Vojinovic
A rainwater cistern Photo: Natasa Manojlovic
Water plaza at Bellamyplein
Retention of rainwater in the vicinity of roundabout Palmaricciotti et al. 2012
Offshore breakwaters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan Photo: NTOU
Building codes for the new housing prone to flooding in the settlement restriction zone. The ... Photo: BA Wandsbek, TUHH
Floating pavilion in Rotterdam Photo: Berry Gersonius
A bioretention cell, also called a rain garden in the United States By Moreau1 - Own work, Public Domain,
Bioretention Area at Myers Park High School, North Carolina
Elevation of building on piles
Building as flood protection © atelier GROENBLAUW
A slab foundation in Spring Hill Tn. Photo by Van Woody
Adjusted water system layout in Phoenix Island of Huzhou, China. Cheng et al., 2013
Bangladesh flood shelter. GCSE Unit 2 : Coastal Landscapes. Patricia Kokkinos, 2015
Beach nourishment at the Dutch coast By inyucho - Flickr: Sand suppletion, CC BY 2.0,
Beach nourishment device in Barcelona
Capacity building in South Sudan (UNDP). Photo: Jennifer Warren/UNDP
Metal frame barriers in use at Bewdley, Worcestershire (© 2014, John Palmer)
Detention basin in Balmullo, Scotland Photo: Alison Duffy
On the left side the new buildings with the plinth that can be flooded and ...
Flood relief channel along river Rhine at Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Medmerry Realignment. Improved Flood Protection and Compensatory Wetland Habitat(Southern England)
Coastal or estuary floodbank realigned to reduce defence length
Elevation setback (top) to cope with coastal flooding and lateral setback (bottom) to cope with ...
Illinois Valley Flood Resiliency Alliance
Demountable flood barrier in Frankfurt
Demountable flood barrier in action
24-hour inspection underway on dike of Huarong River in central China
Dike reinforcement
JLD dike stabiliser. An innovative dike-improvement technique whose purpose is to increase the inward stability ...
The finished dike relocation of Lent (project: Room for the River). Panorama bridge. © Dirk ...
The finished dike relocation of Lent (project: Room for the River). Lent East. © Dirk ...
Flood hazard map, Evros river, provided by Greek Ministry of Environment, under EU Flood directive ...
Spring flood risk map 2016 (NOAA)
New Provincial Emergency Operations Centre, Toronto Canada, image by Marcus Mitani
National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC), Guyana
Perodua and Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) distributing Emergency Supplies to Flood Victims in Kelantan and ...
Flood risk management plans
Infiltration trench
Infiltration trench
Floating agriculture at Lake Inle, Burma (Source: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
The Rokugo floodgate, located in Ota Ward, Tokyo, Japan
Flood gate in Hull, Kingston, UK
Basic dry flood-proofing measures for a residential structure (Source: Linham and Nicholls, 2010)
Cambodia - WFP Provides Emergency Food Supplies in Flood-Affected Areas. WFP/Meng Chanthoeun
Community members developing hazard map to avoid flood losses in Badin district (image courtesy NRSP)
Town of Grein, Austria. Local government has set up metallic barriers to prevent floods.
DredgDikes Research Dike. Recovery of Dredged Material as a Contribution to Environmental Protection
Flood hazard map for the area around Cairns, Australia (Source: Nicholls et al., 2007a)
Shinshiro City Official site. Flood hazard map of Toyo river.,12288,141,687,html
Radical storm proofing systems in New York city
Radical storm proofing systems in New York city
Government debt intrument
Hydraulic filling by mechanical dredging
Reclaiming in Perth, Australia 1964 CC BY-SA 3.0,
Land reclamation in progress in Bingzhou Peninsula (formerly, island) of the Dongzui Bay .Tong'an District, ...
Amphibious homes Maasbommel, Netherlands © Dura Vermeer
Park Rynnie – Coastal dune rehabilitation works completion and vegetation of the dune
Spatial planning
The Polder Cup a art project/football tournament that had pitches intersected with canals in the ...
Port Lock Harburg, Hamburg-Harburg
Port restructuring in Amsterdam
Floating road(TNO Traffic and Transport - Transport Matters - December 2003)
Principle of a cascading system of flood compartments. Pasche et al.,2008
Two dikes in the Sigma Plan (Sheldt estuary, Belgium)
A hollow way (chemin creux) at La Meauffe, Manche, France By Romain Bréget - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Budget allocation for flood impacts mitigation. Source: Michael McGrath
Floating greenhouse, Naaldwijk, The Netherlands. © Dura Vermeer
Flexible free standing barrier. Temporary and Demountable Flood Protection Guide (© Environment Agency – August ...
Floating road(TNO Traffic and Transport - Transport Matters - December 2003)
Multifunctional flood defences.Opportunities in the Netherlands (Ellen Tromp, Msc. CE PA,2014)
The Achthoven Polder in the municipality of Leiderdorp (a few km east of Leiden, South ...,_Leiderdorp,_Polder_Achthoven_(1).jpg
Grass pavement By Immanuel Giel 08:49, 25 September 2007 (UTC) - Own work (own photography), Public Domain, ...
Polder (Enhancing the applicability of the polder concept, by Eelco van der Pal)
The outlet from Candy Farm North pumping station into the River Torne, South Yorkshire By Bob1960evens - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Jordan River pumping station at Utah Lake By Bgwhite - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Flooded construction site of ground zero, New York, USA
Methods to increase infiltration capacity
Sports field Stormwater Harvesting /Recycling:
Raised kerb
Primary school students exercise inside a classroom as outdoor activities are banned due to heavy ...
Polish navy helicopter W-3 as air ambulance, search and rescue
Save money.
Revetment along Oples River (Liliw, Laguna) By Ramon FVelasquez - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Rock armour revetments By Storye book - Own work, CC BY 3.0,
Wooden revetments By Evelyn Simak, CC BY-SA 2.0,
Lock and Dam No. 2, near Hastings, Minnesota (2007)
The Los Angeles River is extensively channelized with concrete embankments. By Downtowngal - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Vertical cross-section of New Orleans, showing maximum levee height of 23 feet (7 m) at ... By Alexdi at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Residents and volunteers work to fill sandbags during the Mississippi and Missouri river floods of ... By Andrea Booher - This image is from the FEMA Photo Library., Public Domain,
Members of the Georgia National Guard filling sandbags in preparation for floods. By The National Guard - Georgia National Guard, Public Domain,
Poland sea wall
Sea Wall near Allhallows On Sea By David Anstiss, CC BY-SA 2.0,
Far view of the River Thames Flood Barrier By Tom Corser, CC BY-SA 2.0 uk,
One of the three movable barrier sections of the Oosterscheldekering By Vladimír Šiman (online) - Own work, CC BY 3.0,
Old drywell By Zefram - Own work (own photography), CC BY 2.0 de,
City of Yawnghwe in the Inle Lake By 3coma14 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Reconstruction of Bronze Age stilt houses on Lake Constance By Traveler100 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier near Westenschouwen, the Netherlands,_the_Netherlands.jpg
Storm surge barrier Hollandse IJssel
Schematic showing how to catch rainwater from hillsides. From the book "Earthship Volume 2:Systems and ... By CatchingHillRunoffwater.JPG: KVDPderivative work: Fred the Oyster (talk) - CatchingHillRunoffwater.JPG, Public Domain,
Natural swale By C.Löser - Own work, CC BY 3.0,
Air filled tubes in operation.Temporary and Demountable Flood Protection Guide (Ogunyoye F. et. al., 2011, ...
Sao Paulo city seen from Serra da Cantareira By gaborbasch - Flickr, CC BY 2.0,
A weir on the Humber River near Raymore Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada By Risker (talk) - I created this work entirely by myself., CC BY-SA 3.0,
Rain water harvesting barrels
A weir on the Yass River directly upstream from a shared pedestrian/cycle river crossing (Person ... By John Hewat from Canberra Australia - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
The Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project at Whiteside Marsh, on the former Hamilton Air Force Base. By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, photographer not specified or unknown - U.S. Army Corps ...
The Barbours Cut Terminal of the Port of Houston, USA. This cargo shipping terminal has ... By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, photographer not specified or unknown - U.S. Army Corps ...
Wharf by Marriott/Pacquereau Bay on St. Thomas By Fred Hsu (Wikipedia:User:Fred Hsu on en.wikipedia) - Photo taken and uploaded by user, CC ...
UN officials meet with the population of an affected village in Rakhine state (2015).Credit: FAO/ ...
A man is helped from a first floor window by rescue teams in Carlisle, Cumbria, ...
Adjustment of fairway under Room for the river project. Waal, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Photo by ...
Rebuilding of dunes on Grande Isle, a barrier island south of New Orleans, 2008. Team ...
Bangladesh's floating gardens. The Asian Age,2015
The IRS will provide tax relief for flood victims in several South Carolina counties, including ...
A Schematic Representation of a Homemade Structure (Toroba) in Venezuela. Source: Douglas Martínez, FUDECO, Barquisimeto, ...
Sand nourishment methods (Stronkhorst et al, 2013)
Semi-abandoned College Street sewer, at the Bridge/Siphon Room (Michael Cook of Vanishing Point)
Basic wet flood-proofing measures for a residential structure (Source: Linham and Nicholls, 2010)
Wolfe House & Building Movers uses the Buckingham Power Dolly System to move a house ...,_Delaware.jpg
Hydraulically powered dollies move a historic 19th century brick church in Salem, Massachusetts. By Fletcher6 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
A pre-Coastal Act home and more current setback requirements along a blufftop in Pismo Beach ...
View of a grass-lined channel, also called a grassy swale or bioswale, in the US(U.S. ...
Ditches at the Ouse Washes nature reserve. CC BY-SA 3.0,
A well maintained ditch in the Netherlands By GerardM at nl.wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Rill at Manor park in Zaluz
The Rill Garden, Coleton Fishacre,
Flooding resulting from Hurricane Katrina Public Domain,
Exe Flood Relief Channel. Looking upstream to the Station Road bridge, with University buildings on ...
Train crossing Flood Relief Channel
A portion of the Napa River floodwall constructed by the Corps of Engineers By United States Army Corps of Engineers, Michael Nevins - Photo page: [1]Photo description page: ...
Flood wall on Saltmoor, near East Lyng,
Green roof at the British Horse Society headquarters By Sky Garden Ltd - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Portland Central Library, Oregon,_Oregon_(2012)_-_158_-_green_roof.JPG
Green roof of Chicago City Hall By TonyTheTiger, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Green wall at the Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana in the historic center of ... By Thelmadatter - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Green wall at Westfield
Groyne near Westerland, Sylt, Germany, July 2002.
Concrete and wooden Groyne, Pett Levels,
Groyne at Mundesley, Norfolk, UK By MichaelMaggs - Own work (Own photo), CC BY-SA 3.0,
Tollesbury Managed Realignment site in Essex, the first large scale attempt at salt marsh restoration ... Public Domain,
The detention basin at Sandersbeek road in Göttingen–Geismar, seen from its northeast corner during a ...
The National Flood Emergency Framework for England
Breakwaters on Borth Beach (©Copyright John Lucas and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons ...
Rain garden, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York By DASonnenfeld - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Balam Estate Rain Garden provide an effective stormwater management. Water from rain, passes through the ...
Rainwater Harvesting tank, also connected to a piped water supply. Picture by C.Rieck (2011)
Simple Diagram to show Rainwater Harvesting
Originally from West Ashling, Sussex. The mushroom shape 'staddle stones' elevating the building off the ...
The Farnsworth House by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe between 1945 and 1951. The enclosed ... By Victor Grigas - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Riprap lining a lake shore Public Domain,
Dawlish Warren , Rip Rap and Coastal Scenery,
River dredging in progress, Newport(© Copyright Jaggery and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons ...
Shallow gutter typical of late 20th century North American low density suburbs By Joegrimes at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Kafuffle using CommonsHelper., ...
Street gutter in Gamla stan (Old Town), Stockholm By Bengt Nyman - originally posted to Flickr as IMG_2356-1, CC BY 2.0,
The side of a levee in Sacramento, California By Indolences - Indolences, Public Domain,
A reinforced embankment By Dominicus Johannes Bergsma - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
A levee keeps high water on the Mississippi River from flooding Gretna, Louisiana, in March ... By Infrogmation of New Orleans - Photo by Infrogmation, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Cromer Park Synthetic Playing Surface. tormwater harvesting was integrated into the design of the synthetic ... By CamV8 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
A pond in Swarzynice, Poland By Mohylek - Own work, GFDL,
Pond at the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Brazil By Iain and Sarah from London, UK - Lençóis Maranhenses, CC BY 2.0,
Daylighted Saw Mill River in Getty Square, Yonkers, New York. Previously, the river was covered ... By HamTech87 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Daylighted Stream at Spanish Banks, Vancouver, B.C. By Open Green Building Society -, CC BY-SA 2.5,
Hastings Creek Restored at Creekway Park. Vancouver, B.C. By Dan Toulgoet -, Attribution,
Afforestation An area of "lost mining settlements", old coal pits and disused waste bings, now ...
An afforestation project in Rand Wood, Lincolnshire, England By Alan Murray-Rust, CC BY-SA 2.0,
Wetlands during restoration floodplain planting
Laguna de Rocha, the lairgest wetland in the urban aurie in Esteban Echeverría Partido, Argentinae. By Martinsnm - Ain wirk, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Marshes develop along the edges of rivers and lakes. By Óðinn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Constructed wetland in an ecological settlement in Flintenbreite near Luebeck, Germany By Nelsnelson - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Learning and Action Alliance in Rethymno, Greece. Local stakeholders of Rethymno city, participate in workshop ... NTUA, photo by Ifigeneia Koutiva
Learning and Action Alliance in Rethymno, Greece. Local stakeholders of Rethymno city, participate in workshop ... NTUA, photo by Ifigeneia Koutiva
AMMA-CATCH is a national observation service (SNO) dedicated to long-term monitoring of climatological, hydrological and ...
World Bank
European Investment Bank By Margin1522 - Own work, CC BY 2.0,
Asian Development Bank Headquarters
National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee. US Army Corps of Engineers
Plan Tide, Dordrecht, the Netherlands(Aerial view © De Stijlgroep)
Urban wetland London – London Climate Change Partnership(© Jeremy Floyd)
Multi-layer safety, prevention, sustainable spatial planning and disaster management © Beleidsnota Waterveiligheid 2009-2015
Playa Vista from the south, with Bluff Creek in foreground By Downtowngal - Own work, GFDL,
Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve By Cardiff Harbour Authority - Cardiff Harbour Authority, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Stake Park, Municipality of Roskilde
NoFlood Barrier
Reinforcement of the existing 7-kilometer-long coastal dike from Kalvebod to Kongelunden on West Amager
Green roof of the new National Archives at the corner of Bernstorffsgade and Kalvebod Brygge.
Grated Channel