Floodwalls

Measures related to physical infrastructure opportunities to address flood risk

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Floodwalls

DESCRIPTION:
Floodwalls are constructed on existing grade to create barriers for occasional flooding. They are typically constructed of raised concrete elements along the shoreline or upland to prevent flooding of inland assets.



SHORELINE LOCATION:DESIGN LIFE:IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:
Shoreline or Upland50 - 100 yearsMinor Intervention
ADAPTABILITY:
Varies
CONSTRUCTION COST:
TBD




COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Floodwalls:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Floodwalls.


Raised Feature



Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


Measures related to physical infrastructure opportunities to address flood risk

Looking for more? Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.

Floodwalls

DESCRIPTION:
Floodwalls are constructed on existing grade to create barriers for occasional flooding. They are typically constructed of raised concrete elements along the shoreline or upland to prevent flooding of inland assets.



SHORELINE LOCATION:DESIGN LIFE:IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:
Shoreline or Upland50 - 100 yearsMinor Intervention
ADAPTABILITY:
Varies
CONSTRUCTION COST:
TBD




COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Floodwalls:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Floodwalls.


Raised Feature



Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


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