Problems, perceptions and solutions to increased flooding threats in urban areas of the pacific northwest, USA
作者: Robert L. MahlerRobert SimmonsMichael E. Barber
作者单位: 1Soil Science Division, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA.
2Cooperative Extension, Washington State University, Port Hadlock, WA, USA.
3Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
刊名: International Journal of Environmental Impacts: Management, Mitigation and Recovery, 2019(2), pp.107-116
来源数据库: WIT Press
DOI: 10.2495/EI-V2-N2-107-116
关键词: Public concernsPublic opinionRain gardensUrban flooding
原始语种摘要: Rapid urbanization in high rainfall areas of western Washington, western Oregon and northern Idaho has increased the potential for flooding. As a result, the area of permeable surfaces to dispose of excess water from precipitation has decreased. This lack of permeable surfaces places pressure on storm sewers and surface waters to move the excess precipitation water off-site. The purpose of this article is twofold: (1) to document public perceptions of the likelihood of increased flooding events in urban areas and (2) to evaluate a potential solution that could mitigate the flooding problem in developing urban areas. Public attitudes, aptitudes and understanding of the potential flood threat in urban areas were determined using seven specific questions in a mail-based survey instrument...
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  • urban 城市
  • USA United States Of America
  • flooding 泛滥
  • excess 超量
  • forecast 预报
  • increased 增加
  • precipitation 沉淀
  • purpose 目的
  • potential 
  • increasingly 愈加