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Title: Emergency sealing of breaches phase II operational guidelines
Author: H.P. Dawkins
Document Type: Monograph
This report is derived from Phase II of research into the Emergency Sealing of Breaches. The work carried out has led to the production of guidelines on best practice for sealing breaches in flood defences. The guidelines form this report and include advice on the investigations that need to be undertaken on and off site so that a logical and consistent approach can be adopted to sealing flood defence breaches. In addition the guidelines give advice on possible methods of sealing the breaches taking into account various scenarios. Advice is also given on the format of a plan for sealing breaches, and a Post Mortem Report on the work. This Post Mortem Report is vital so that experience gained should not be lost. The lesson of each individual breach can then be gathered and used to enable, any necessary adjustments to policy (design or maintenance) to be highlighted.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Flood barriersFlood controlDisaster preparednessMaintenanceFlood management policies
Extent: 32
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