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Building walls around flood problems: The place of levees in Australian flood management

Wenger, Caroline


Recent Australian floods have resulted in many changes to levee provisions in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. It is therefore timely to review levee issues and current state arrangements. This paper investigates the use of levees as an adaptation measure to address climate change. It also looks at the performance and reliability of Australian levees, environmental impacts, and the relationship between levees and the development of flood prone land. Despite recent changes, there...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Water Resources
DOI: 10.7158/13241583.2015.11465453


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