Flood definition

Flood or "flooding" means a general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas from:
Flood means the covering of normally dry land by water that has escaped or been released from the normal confines of any of the following:

Examples of Flood in a sentence

Report and Recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors: Proposed Loan and Administration of Grant to Cambodia for Flood Damage Emergency Reconstruction Project.

Thames Gateway and Flood Risk Management – A Preliminary Assessment, Environment Agency, May 2003.

Hazard insurance required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973.

The need for the exception test will depend on the potential vulnerability of the site and of the development proposed, in line with the Flood Risk Vulnerability Classification set out in national planning guidance.

According to the most up-to-date Environment Agency flood plain modelling, the balancing pond will be located entirely within Flood Zone 1.


More Definitions of Flood

Flood or "flooding" also means the collapse or subsidence of land along the shore of a lake or other body of water as a result of erosion or undermining caused by waves or currents of water exceeding anticipated cyclical levels or suddenly caused by an unusually high water level in a natural body of water, accompanied by a severe storm, or by an unanticipated force of nature, such as a flash flood or an abnormal tidal surge, or by some similarly unusual and unforeseeable event which results in flooding as defined in (1) above.
Flood means the overflowing or deviation from their normal channels of either natural or artificial water courses, bursting or overflowing of public water mains and any other flow or accumulation of water originating from outside the building.
Flood means the inundation of normally dry land by water escaping or released from the normal confines of any natural watercourse or lake (whether or not they have been altered or modified) or from any dam, reservoir or canal.
Flood means waves, tides, tidal waves, tsunamis, or the rising of, the breaking out or the overflow of, any body of water, whether natural or man-made.
Flood or “flooding” means a general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of
Flood or “flooding” means: