|An alternative to the historical structural approach to flood risk reduction that has gained widespread support since the 1970s is floodplain management. The concept emphasizes land use controls and essentially avoiding the path of floods. This, of course, requires excellent hydrologic science [view report] and understanding of flood frequency relationships [view report] on Estimating Probabilities of Extreme Floods and Flood Risk Management and the American River Basin] It also presents challenges where erosion [view report], alluvial fans [view report], and impacts of structures such as levees [view report] need to be considered.||
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