Flood Management Systems<br />Edward Walsh<br />DT117/4<br />Sustainable Development<br />
What is Flooding?<br />A Natural Process<br />Sources <br />Climate Change <br />
Trends in precipitation in Ireland<br />
Flood Policy in Ireland<br />Sept 2008- Planning System and Flood Risk Management<br />Planning Stage<br />Guidelines for ...
Requirements<br />Avoid building in areas of flood risk<br />Careful planning<br />Flood risk assessment<br />
Flood Risk Assessment<br />Source of water, how and where it flows and hazards.<br />Three stages:<br />Screening Assessme...
Flood Risk Management Plan<br />Aim of Plan<br />Incorporates the following actions:<br /><ul><li>Risk identified early
Risks eliminated
Planning permission only granted if no low risk sites in area
Flood Risk Land identified
SUDS</li></li></ul><li>Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)<br />Main Objective<br />Recognises wider consequences of...
Swale<br />
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  1. 1. Flood Management Systems<br />Edward Walsh<br />DT117/4<br />Sustainable Development<br />
  2. 2. What is Flooding?<br />A Natural Process<br />Sources <br />Climate Change <br />
  3. 3. Trends in precipitation in Ireland<br />
  4. 4. Flood Policy in Ireland<br />Sept 2008- Planning System and Flood Risk Management<br />Planning Stage<br />Guidelines for Regional, Development and Local Area Plans<br />Environmental Considerations<br />
  5. 5. Requirements<br />Avoid building in areas of flood risk<br />Careful planning<br />Flood risk assessment<br />
  6. 6. Flood Risk Assessment<br />Source of water, how and where it flows and hazards.<br />Three stages:<br />Screening Assessment<br />Scoping Assessment <br />Appropriate Risk Assessment<br />
  7. 7. Flood Risk Management Plan<br />Aim of Plan<br />Incorporates the following actions:<br /><ul><li>Risk identified early
  8. 8. Risks eliminated
  9. 9. Planning permission only granted if no low risk sites in area
  10. 10. Flood Risk Land identified
  11. 11. SUDS</li></li></ul><li>Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)<br />Main Objective<br />Recognises wider consequences of urban development<br />Different Types<br />1. Filter strips and swales<br /> 2. Filter drains and permeable surfaces<br /> 3. Infiltration devices.<br /> 4. Ponds and Basins<br />
  12. 12. Swale<br />
  13. 13. Detention Pond<br />
  14. 14. Filter Strip<br />
  15. 15. Thank You<br />

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