By J. Marsalek (auth.), Jiri Marsalek, Ed Watt, Evzen Zeman, Heiko Sieker (eds.)

Notwithstanding prior achievements, flood harm maintains to upward thrust during the international because the magnitudes of floods bring up, in part due to negative land administration and partially via weather swap, growing to be populations and carrying on with improvement in flood-prone parts, and the getting older and deterioration of flood defences.
one of many significant targets of water administration is the safety of society from floods. That factor is addressed the following when it comes to such vast concerns as flood research, flood impression, non-structural and structural flood administration measures. Non-structural measures specialise in flood undeniable administration, flood assurance, flood forecasting and caution, and emergency measures in the course of floods. Structural measures specialize in catchment administration, embankments and flood reservoirs. Post-flood measures also are mentioned.
destiny making plans of flood administration could be in keeping with a transparent figuring out of the effectiveness interventions and their affects on river catchment ecosystems.

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Stormwater utilisation (irrigation) Tank with a 4 m3, volume utilisation of stormwater for garden irrigation, consumption 80 l/day between May and September Green roof Roof greened with moss and sedum, thickness of vegetation layer 6 cm, thickness of drainage layer 6 cm, drainage rate 100 I/(s. hectare) Roof garden Roof with a soil layer of 20 cm, thickness of drainage layer 10 cm, max. water depth 6 cm, drainage rate 100 I/(s. 8 m3/hectare, Combined sewer overflow Combined sewer overflow (CSO), critical discharge 15 I/(s hectare) CSO-Tank Combined sewer overflow tank, throttle rate 0,7 I/(s.

There are a number of questions that need to be answered: 1. What is the optimal crop species, width and management regime required to control non-point source pollution to a predetermined limit? 2. How should buffer strip width and type be varied with different soil textures and slope conditions? 3. How are buffer strips defined and managed for pastures adjacent to streams where the vegetation type does not change, and there is no tillage to contend with? Additional research should be conducted to address these questions for sustainable crop production and improved environmental quality.

1 EDUCATION, AWARENESS AND PARTICIPATION Education, awareness and participation by the agricultural industry, local communities, and government are essential for planning implementation of source control measures to prevent water quality degradation. 1 Role ofthe Agricultural Industry The agricultural industry can create and promote codes of practice and peer advisory programs, and encourage farmers to develop environmental farm plans [12]. • • • Codes of practice comprise guidelines that producers can follow to ensure their management practices are environmentally stable.

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