Flood Defense Systems


Flood Defense Systems

By: Philip Hughes, Journalist

What Are Flood Defense Systems?

Flood defense systems are designed by Ocean Engineers to help control sea water so it doesn’t damage buildings and other structures. They are also used to manage flooding risks and overflow from runoff surfaces in curtain areas. They are primarily put in place to prevent or reduce flood damage to buildings on the coast.

About Flood Defense System 

Flood defense Systems can be very expensive but they they expense pays off because they can prevent damage that can cost millions of dollars. Flood defenses are mainly used on the coastline to prevent flooding by the sea from waves that could possibly damage the coast line and anything built on the coast. They can also protect habitats or provide a habitat for animals. Flood defenses can also help the economy by providing wetlands for tourism.

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