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New Provincial Emergency Operations Centre, Toronto Canada, image by Marcus Mitani
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 ...
TrapBag® cellular containment barrier system in Fargo, North Dakota (USA), installed in 2011 for flood ...
Floating road(TNO Traffic and Transport - Transport Matters - December 2003)
Polish navy helicopter W-3 as air ambulance, search and rescue
Hydraulically powered dollies move a historic 19th century brick church in Salem, Massachusetts. By Fletcher6 - 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,
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., ...
Rainwater Harvesting tank, also connected to a piped water supply. Picture by C.Rieck (2011)
A bioretention cell, also called a rain garden in the United States By Moreau1 - Own work, Public Domain,
Adjusted water system layout in Phoenix Island of Huzhou, China. Cheng et al., 2013
The outlet from Candy Farm North pumping station into the River Torne, South Yorkshire By Bob1960evens - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Wooden revetments By Evelyn Simak, CC BY-SA 2.0,
Town of Grein, Austria. Local government has set up metallic barriers to prevent floods.
Flood evacuation plan Lismore City Council -
Learning and Action Alliance in Rethymno, Greece. Local stakeholders of Rethymno city, participate in workshop ... NTUA, photo by Ifigeneia Koutiva
Marshes develop along the edges of rivers and lakes. By Óðinn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Aquifer storage and recovery well in a confined aquifer. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. ...
Rain water harvesting barrels
The Achthoven Polder in the municipality of Leiderdorp (a few km east of Leiden, South ...,_Leiderdorp,_Polder_Achthoven_(1).jpg
Air filled tubes in operation.Temporary and Demountable Flood Protection Guide (Ogunyoye F. et. al., 2011, ...
Rill at Manor park in Zaluz
Daylighted Saw Mill River in Getty Square, Yonkers, New York. Previously, the river was covered ... By HamTech87 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
FloodAlert System
Flood gate in Hull, Kingston, UK
World Bank
Demountable flood barrier in action
Constructed wetland in an ecological settlement in Flintenbreite near Luebeck, Germany By Nelsnelson - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Rock armour revetments By Storye book - Own work, CC BY 3.0,
Semi-abandoned College Street sewer, at the Bridge/Siphon Room (Michael Cook of Vanishing Point)
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,
UN officials meet with the population of an affected village in Rakhine state (2015).Credit: FAO/ ...
Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier near Westenschouwen, the Netherlands,_the_Netherlands.jpg
Groyne at Mundesley, Norfolk, UK By MichaelMaggs - Own work (Own photo), CC BY-SA 3.0,
Polder (Enhancing the applicability of the polder concept, by Eelco van der Pal)
Principle of a cascading system of flood compartments. Pasche et al.,2008
A hollow way (chemin creux) at La Meauffe, Manche, France By Romain Bréget - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
The finished dike relocation of Lent (project: Room for the River). Panorama bridge. © Dirk ...
Revetment along Oples River (Liliw, Laguna) By Ramon FVelasquez - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
A reinforced embankment By Dominicus Johannes Bergsma - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Laguna de Rocha, the lairgest wetland in the urban aurie in Esteban Echeverría Partido, Argentinae. By Martinsnm - Ain wirk, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Train crossing Flood Relief Channel
Pond at the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Brazil By Iain and Sarah from London, UK - Lençóis Maranhenses, CC BY 2.0,
The Rokugo floodgate, located in Ota Ward, Tokyo, Japan
A rainwater cistern Photo: Natasa Manojlovic
National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC), Guyana
Basic dry flood-proofing measures for a residential structure (Source: Linham and Nicholls, 2010)
The front elevation of Rapentosa dam Photograph taken by Archontia Lykou
Beach nourishment device in Barcelona
Spring flood risk map 2016 (NOAA)
Illinois Valley Flood Resiliency Alliance
Simple Diagram to show Rainwater Harvesting
The side of a levee in Sacramento, California By Indolences - Indolences, Public Domain,
AMMA-CATCH is a national observation service (SNO) dedicated to long-term monitoring of climatological, hydrological and ...
Raised kerb
Grass pavement By Immanuel Giel 08:49, 25 September 2007 (UTC) - Own work (own photography), Public Domain, ...
Retention of rainwater in the vicinity of roundabout Palmaricciotti et al. 2012
Offshore breakwaters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan Photo: NTOU
Two dikes in the Sigma Plan (Sheldt estuary, Belgium)
Asian Development Bank Headquarters
Rain garden, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York By DASonnenfeld - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
View of a grass-lined channel, also called a grassy swale or bioswale, in the US(U.S. ...
NoFlood Barrier
Flood relief channel along river Rhine at Nijmegen, the Netherlands
The detention basin at Sandersbeek road in Göttingen–Geismar, seen from its northeast corner during a ...
Rebuilding of dunes on Grande Isle, a barrier island south of New Orleans, 2008. Team ...
Rigid pipeline system with flexible joints for conveyance of stormwater and storage / attenuation, available ...
Floodplain excavation plan for the River Waal, Netherlands (Jun, 2015)
Flood wall on Saltmoor, near East Lyng,
A well maintained ditch in the Netherlands By GerardM at nl.wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Hastings Creek Restored at Creekway Park. Vancouver, B.C. By Dan Toulgoet -, Attribution,
Water plaza at Bellamyplein
Wetlands during restoration floodplain planting
The Los Angeles River is extensively channelized with concrete embankments. By Downtowngal - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Since 2010, Federal Emergency Management Agency - US (FEMA) has conducted annual national surveys of ...
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 Polder Cup a art project/football tournament that had pitches intersected with canals in the ...
Agia Triada square view after the permeable paving works Google Earth, Street view
One of the three movable barrier sections of the Oosterscheldekering By Vladimír Šiman (online) - Own work, CC BY 3.0,
Infiltration trench
Daylighted Stream at Spanish Banks, Vancouver, B.C. By Open Green Building Society -, CC BY-SA 2.5,
Steel Barrier
European Investment Bank By Margin1522 - Own work, CC BY 2.0,
Stormwater retention pond Photo: Zoran Vojinovic
Rip rap
Cromer Park Synthetic Playing Surface. tormwater harvesting was integrated into the design of the synthetic ... By CamV8 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Potential afected areas with large rainfall accumulations
Storm surge barrier Hollandse IJssel
Port restructuring in Amsterdam
Typical details of permeable paving (Source: Smith, 2009)
Multifunctional flood defences.Opportunities in the Netherlands (Ellen Tromp, Msc. CE PA,2014)
Concrete and wooden Groyne, Pett Levels,
Exe Flood Relief Channel. Looking upstream to the Station Road bridge, with University buildings on ...
Expansion of the stormwater sewer network in Oropos, Greece Attica District -
Seepage Barriers
Sports field Stormwater Harvesting /Recycling:
Community members developing hazard map to avoid flood losses in Badin district (image courtesy NRSP)
Balam Estate Rain Garden provide an effective stormwater management. Water from rain, passes through the ...
The Rill Garden, Coleton Fishacre,
Infiltration trench
Detention basin in Balmullo, Scotland Photo: Alison Duffy
Bangladesh flood shelter. GCSE Unit 2 : Coastal Landscapes. Patricia Kokkinos, 2015
Flexible free standing barrier. Temporary and Demountable Flood Protection Guide (© Environment Agency – August ...
Members of the Georgia National Guard filling sandbags in preparation for floods. By The National Guard - Georgia National Guard, Public Domain,
A pond in Swarzynice, Poland By Mohylek - Own work, GFDL,
Building codes for the new housing prone to flooding in the settlement restriction zone. The ... Photo: BA Wandsbek, TUHH
Ditches at the Ouse Washes nature reserve. CC BY-SA 3.0,
Old drywell By Zefram - Own work (own photography), CC BY 2.0 de,
Learning and Action Alliance in Rethymno, Greece. Local stakeholders of Rethymno city, participate in workshop ... NTUA, photo by Ifigeneia Koutiva
Reinforcement of the existing 7-kilometer-long coastal dike from Kalvebod to Kongelunden on West Amager
JLD dike stabiliser. An innovative dike-improvement technique whose purpose is to increase the inward stability ...
Natural swale By C.Löser - Own work, CC BY 3.0,
Permeable paving demonstration By JJ Harrison ( - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
A home rain garden recently planted By User:BrianAsh Source on English Wikipedia - page on English Wikipedia, GFDL,
Sand nourishment methods (Stronkhorst et al, 2013)
Radical storm proofing systems in New York city
Primary school students exercise inside a classroom as outdoor activities are banned due to heavy ...
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,
Groyne near Westerland, Sylt, Germany, July 2002.
Riprap lining a lake shore Public Domain,
Bioretention Area at Myers Park High School, North Carolina
Street gutter in Gamla stan (Old Town), Stockholm By Bengt Nyman - originally posted to Flickr as IMG_2356-1, CC BY 2.0,
Basic wet flood-proofing measures for a residential structure (Source: Linham and Nicholls, 2010)
Dike reinforcement
Metal frame barriers in use at Bewdley, Worcestershire (© 2014, John Palmer)
DredgDikes Research Dike. Recovery of Dredged Material as a Contribution to Environmental Protection
Amphibious homes Maasbommel, Netherlands © Dura Vermeer
Filter strip
Far view of the River Thames Flood Barrier By Tom Corser, CC BY-SA 2.0 uk,
Port Lock Harburg, Hamburg-Harburg
French Drain Diagram
Urban wetland London – London Climate Change Partnership(© Jeremy Floyd)
Sluice gates near Henley, on the River Thames CC BY-SA 3.0,
Plan Tide, Dordrecht, the Netherlands(Aerial view © De Stijlgroep)
Multi-layer safety, prevention, sustainable spatial planning and disaster management © Beleidsnota Waterveiligheid 2009-2015
Dawlish Warren , Rip Rap and Coastal Scenery,
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 ...
Originally from West Ashling, Sussex. The mushroom shape 'staddle stones' elevating the building off the ...
Flood disaster vulnerability of the terrain of Niger State.
Freestanding temporary flood barrier designed for fast response to flood threats in an urban environment, ...
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 hazard map, Evros river, provided by Greek Ministry of Environment, under EU Flood directive ...
Templin Channel in Templin, Germany. Riverbank strengthened with fascines.
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 ...
An afforestation project in Rand Wood, Lincolnshire, England By Alan Murray-Rust, CC BY-SA 2.0,
24-hour inspection underway on dike of Huarong River in central China
The National Flood Emergency Framework for England
Hafen City: All new buildings (left) have been elevated on flood-secure plinths.
Sea Wall near Allhallows On Sea By David Anstiss, CC BY-SA 2.0,
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,
Lock and Dam No. 2, near Hastings, Minnesota (2007)
Radical storm proofing systems in New York city
Floating road(TNO Traffic and Transport - Transport Matters - December 2003)
Poland sea wall
The Environment Agency (UK) raising awareness of flood risk at the Three counties show.
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,
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,
Flooding resulting from Hurricane Katrina Public Domain,
Park Rynnie – Coastal dune rehabilitation works completion and vegetation of the dune
Gannawarra Shire Council Municipal Flood Emergency Plan
Sao Paulo city seen from Serra da Cantareira By gaborbasch - Flickr, CC BY 2.0,
Wolfe House & Building Movers uses the Buckingham Power Dolly System to move a house ...,_Delaware.jpg
The finished dike relocation of Lent (project: Room for the River). Lent East. © Dirk ...
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 ...
Breakwaters on Borth Beach (©Copyright John Lucas and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons ...
Harris County Flood control district. Family Flood Preparedness Plan
Elevation of building on piles
Flood risk management plans
Non-Return Valve
Building as flood protection © atelier GROENBLAUW
Beach nourishment at the Dutch coast By inyucho - Flickr: Sand suppletion, CC BY 2.0,
Official meteorological service warnings
Methods to increase infiltration capacity
Demountable flood barrier in Frankfurt
Afforestation An area of "lost mining settlements", old coal pits and disused waste bings, now ...
Jordan River pumping station at Utah Lake By Bgwhite - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Warnings sent (SMS and e-mail) by cloud-based EWS
Boneyard Detention Basin By M dorothy, CC BY-SA 3.0,
General plan of Rapentosa dam Google Earth
On the left side the new buildings with the plinth that can be flooded and ...