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Protecting building utilities from flood damage

Protecting building utilities from flood damage

principles and practices for the design and construction of flood resistant building utility systems

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Published by Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Building, Stormproof.,
    • Flood damage prevention -- United States.,
    • Buildings -- Protection -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFederal Emergency Management Agency Mitigation Directorate.
      ContributionsUnited States. Federal Emergency Management Agency. Mitigation Directorate.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH1096 .P76 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3346692M
      LC Control Number2004356955
      OCLC/WorldCa44698718

      We find that adding simple fans such as box fans or window fans set on floors indoors, and particularly, pointed at wet surfaces, will significantly speed the dryout process far beyond what an indoor dehumidifier can do if used alone. While dry flood proofing may sound like a good idea for buildings in flood prone areas, building owners and facility managers should consider several factors before beginning any flood mitigation project: 1 Economics A benefit cost analysis is the best way to estimate the future benefits of a flood mitigation project and compare the benefits to the cost. Do not enter a building that is clearly unsafe. Salvage or protect furnishings or possessions which have not yet gotten wet by moving them to dry areas. Also note that additional Chatham County floodplain requirements may apply.

      Remember that mold can still make you sick even after you have sprayed disinfectants to kill it. If any electrical circuits have gotten wet, get the power turned off at the main breaker or fuse box and leave it off until the electrical wiring or equipment has been inspected and repaired by a licensed electrician and approved by your local building inspector. The walls, floors, closets, shelves, contents-every flooded part of your house-should be thoroughly washed and disinfected. Army Corps of Engineers. Usually this means over-the-top or frame tie-downs in addition to standard connections to the foundation.

      Chatham County's Land Disturbing Activities Ordinance LDA requires permits for certain land disturbing activities and requires soil erosion control--best management practices for construction even if an LDA permit is not required. Let it unroll to absorb the cleaner. Inspect the back side drywall which has been removed and the cavity side of drywall which remains in place to be sure there is no visible mold there. Drivers often underestimate the power of floodwater.


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Protecting building utilities from flood damage Download PDF Ebook

Quite often this is a difficult task. Suspended ceiling tiles which have been wet should also be discarded, and the remaining suspended ceiling tiles removed to permit inspection and drying as well as to inspect for evidence of water overhead.

Check the building structure and mechanical systems again for safety. Protecting building utilities from flood damage book lined air ducts and ductboard that got wet.

The document includes calculation of hydrostatic including buoyancyhydrodynamic flowing waterwave and flood-borne debris impact loads, and has been referenced by model building codes.

So be sure to keep all work areas clean and sweep up litter and debris. Rainfall, Wind-Driven Rain, and Ice Dams One of the primary performance requirements for any residential building and most commercial buildings is that it should keep the interior space dry.

Salvage or protect furnishings or possessions Protecting building utilities from flood damage book have not yet gotten wet by moving them to dry areas. Dehumidifiers help reduce the moisture, especially in closed-up areas.

If you need a Flood Zone Determination Letter, please see 2 above. Recommendations for addressing rainfall and wind-driven rain can be found in the International Building Code IBC series. Until your house is reasonably dry, damage caused by mildew and decay will continue.

Include a schedule for regular evaluation and updates to the plan. Chatham County and its various municipalities perform a variety of programs that offer flood protection to its residents. When evaluating flooding depths, two concepts must be considered.

A BCR of less than 1. The impacts of natural hazards and the costs of the disasters they cause will be reduced whether mitigation measures are implemented during new construction preventively or as retrofits correctively.

Fans help to move the air and dry out your home. The interior components furnace, air-conditioner cooling coils, and fans will need to be inspected, cleaned and decontaminated by professionals.

Spanish Six inches of water can cause tires to lose traction and begin to slide. Flood relief assistance funds may also be withheld if the structure is not in compliance with Federal requirements.

Guidance for computation of flood loads can be found in section 5. Active floodproofing, sometimes known as contingent partial or emergency temporary floodproofing, requires human intervention to implement actions that will protect a building and its contents from flooding.

Failure to follow an interdependent multi-hazard resilience strategy considering cascading effects may result in unanticipated and costly consequences from an asset-based perspective, and from corresponding effects projected into the community.Get this from a library!

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Different techniques are appropriate for different types of buildings. Additional information on flood protection is available from FEMA publications, including “Homeowner’s Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your House from Flooding and Protecting Building Utilities from Flood Damage.” There are also technical.

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Flood Protection Tips. When it comes to residential flood protection, it’s not always economical to modify the infrastructure of your home. Here Protecting building utilities from flood damage book some tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on how to reduce the risk of damage to your home and be prepared for flooding conditions.2 | Protecting Pdf Home and Property From Flood damage • Mold and Mildew (Fungi) - Many building materials, furniture, carpet and other items that stay wet for more than 24 hours will grow mold.Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House; Protecting Building Utilities From Flood Damage ; All new download pdf or substantial improvements within the City's Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) are subject to the Flood Damage Prevention Code per City’s Municipal Codeand are required to submit Elevation Certificates.

The City.LLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES. OFFICE OF Ebook RESOURCES. LOCAL FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR’S. MANUAL. August EDITION. This manual was supported by funding through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as part of the Community Assistance Program of the National Flood Insurance Program.