Case History: 100-Year Flood Event in San Francisco

by James J. Walsh, Bur of Engineering, City & Co of San Francisco, San Francisco, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


San Francisco experienced a 100-year storm in the winter of 1981-2. This is a report of the flooding damage from this event and the actions that the City took to resolve the flooding problems.

Subject Headings: Floods | Runoff | Case studies | Storms | Winter | Damage (structural) | Flow control | Storm sewers | California | United States

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