Description of the applicationSome flood protection initiatives focused on the critical infrastructure for water supply and sanitation. In New York, U.S., the critical control systems of the wastewater treatment plants were relocated to higher grounds or floors in response to major storms (i.e. 1992 storm in the Queens District), and flood walls were partially installed on other critical infrastructure.
Flood management measures
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