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Papers

Arguments for a Co-production Approach to Community Flood Protection

With more intense rainfall and sea level rises predicted, increasing numbers of people across the UK are vulnerable to flood events. The government has pledged more funding for flood infrastructure planning, design and management. However schemes tend to focus on technical solutions, with the social impact, including needs and concerns…

Investigating the Social Value of the Ripon Rivers Flood Alleviation Scheme

This paper argues for an approach to flood alleviation design that considers the need not only for technical knowledge, but also a social perspective. It is predicted that more intense rainfall and rising sea levels will result in a greater number of people vulnerable to flood events. Flood alleviation design…

The Social Perspective of Flood Infrastructure Design

Abstract The argument presented in this paper calls for an approach to flood infrastructure that considers not only the need for a technical perspective in design and construction but also a social perspective. As a result of climate change and changing weather patterns, it is predicted that more intense rainfall…

Flood Alleviation Design: Adopting a Social Perspective

The argument presented in this paper calls for an approach to flood alleviation design that considers not only the need for a technical perspective, but a social perspective as well. As a result of climate change and changing weather patterns, it is predicted that more intense rainfall will be experienced…

Flood Alleviation Design: The Importance of Social Perspective

Over 5 million properties are at risk from flooding in England– not just from rivers, but also from coastal waters, groundwater and failing reservoirs. The UK Climate Change Risk Assessment indicates the UK’s vulnerability to extreme weather events. It predicts wetter winters and more heavy precipitation events, increasing the risk…

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