Risk Management Strategies for Natural, Manmade, and Technological Hazards

by Benjamin F. Hobbs, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Risk-Based Decision Making in Water Resources VI


The sixth session featured three important applications of risk and reliability analysis in water resources planning. Papers were presented on incentives to use reliability and risk analysis in water supply and distribution, integration of structural flood control measures and warning systems, and risk-based budgeting for maintenance dredging.

Subject Headings: Risk management | Structural reliability | Water supply systems | Structural analysis | Water resources | Disaster warning systems | Structural control | Floods

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