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Last edited 16 Feb 2021
Passive resistance measures
Guidance on the code of practice for property flood resilience, published by CIRIA in 2021, defines passive resistance measures as: ‘…measures which are installed into the property and do not require further deployment or activation before a flood event (eg a full height flood door or automatic airbrick cover.)
See also: Active resistance measures.
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