Flood Resiliency & Hardening: Techniques for Smart Growth

APA New York Upstate Chapter

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9 a.m. - noon EDT

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Overview

AICP members will learn about flooding and flood risk, consequences of flooding with respect to infrastructure, public health, and natural resources, and codes, standards, and planning techniques to minimize damage from flooding.

Detailed design criteria for floodproofing, including wet (flood resistance) versus dry floodproofing (flood hardening), avoidance, and retrofit measures for existing structures will be discussed. A discussion on community based approaches for land planning with respect to floodplain management is included in the presentation.

Speakers

Shaun Gannon

Invited Speaker

Mr. Gannon is a hydraulic and hydrology engineer with over 20 years of experience in modeling related to Flood Insurance Studies (FIS), floodplain management, flood warning and operation systems, interior drainage / pump stations as well as dam safety hydraulic features, dam breach analysis, watershed management, and related hydraulic outlet works ... Read More

Contact Info

Bill Nechamen, billnechamen@gmail.com