When It Rains, It Pours: Protecting Your Assets with Flood Control Solutions
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Flood protection is a vital part of many projects to ensure a building and its occupants are kept safe in the event of a flood. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss how to incorporate flood control solutions in order to comply with building flood protection requirements. Participants will be able to identify the main causes of building flooding and suggest the best flood protection methods and systems to prevent the structural and economic damages that can arise from flooding.
- Identify the primary causes of flood events, including climactic events and human alteration, and who is responsible for each stage of flood protection
- Define various flood terminology, including flood related forces, that are used to calculate flood protection structures
- Illustrate the steps needed when designing flood protection to ensure compliance with the required guidelines put forth by FEMA, NFIP, and ASCE
- Evaluate the different flood protection solutions available in order to specify the best product for each application’s unique needs