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flood plain

Any normally dry land that is susceptible of being covered by water from any natural source.

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The present study also suggests the importance of substrate diversity for the community structure of periphytic algae in the upper Parana river floodplain, jointly influence of typically metaphytic and planktonic algae observed.
The roadside fields and slopes from West River Road to the floodplain woods include Blount silt loam (BIA) in the eastern half of the site and Glynwood silt loam (GnB2) in the western half of the site.
Thousands of Houston-area properties outside of the 100-year floodplains flooded during Harvey, according to city data.
Per Order 1050.1F and Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, HAS and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have determined the proposed project is located within the 100-year floodplain.
ISLAMABAD -- In view of the extreme flood forecast in the upcoming monsoon season, the Federal government has asked the provinces for the immediate removal of the encroachments in the floodplains of river water ways through enactment of River Act.
* Allow the floodplain to store and filter stormwater;
Rhonda Tiffin, Webb County's floodplain administrator, wrote in an April letter to the TCEQ that current floodplain maps for the area are over 10 years old and are based on simple approximations, rather than a more accurate hydraulics and hydrology study.
The research analysed floodplains over a 400-square mile area of the Amazon and 12 years of regional fishery data.
Currently, Jain serves as a practice leader for HR Green's Water Resource practice, managing clients' water resource needs, projects and staff throughout 16 offices across 10 states as well as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Association of State Floodplain Managers.
Mejia said he did not think of joining the photography contest when he took the photo of the Gabaldon floodplain, adding that he was just 'in awe to have witnessed its immense and artistic natural beauty that resembled the African continent' when he climbed Mt.
Because of their high productivity, floodplain ecosystems are acknowledged as hotspots of biodiversity (Gibbs 2000, King et al.
Because land for construction is scarce, riverine floodplains are another area where development is growing.