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Last edited 15 Feb 2021
Flood warning system
Guidance on the code of practice for property flood resilience, published by CIRIA in 2021, defines a flood warning system as: ‘A way of detecting threatening events in advance which enables the public to be warned so that actions can be taken to reduce the adverse effects of the event.’
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