Flood protection — sustainability Issues

  title={Flood protection — sustainability Issues},
  author={Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz},
There has been much recent emphasis on sustainable development of water resources in that the needs of the present generation are fulfilled without compromising future generations to meet their needs. Also, systems of flood protection and management are being increasingly considered in the context of sustainable development. Destructive floods have jeopardized settlements located near rivers since the dawn of human history. Now, the global flood losses have grown worldwide to the level of… CONTINUE READING
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