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Wetlands: Protecting Life and Property from Flooding

EPA Number: 843F06001
Date of Publication:May, 2006
Pages:4
AudienceAdult Public, concerned citizens, Regulated Community, State and local government

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This fact sheet provides an outline of the results of a study by "The Wetlands Initiative" concerning methods by which wetlands can function to reduce flooding and protect life and property.

Keywords:
Surface Water/Watersheds
Water Quality Information
Water Quality Protection
Coastal Wetlands
Detention Ponds
ecosystem
Flooding
Flood Control
Flood plains
Hydrology
Natural Disasters
Soil
Storms
Stormwater
Studies
Vegetation
Wetlands Protection
Wetlands Restoration


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