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Flooding – the 1 in 100 year myths
Flooding – the 1 in 100 year myths

Over the last few weeks, as an engineer who has spent his younger days looking at bridges, replacing bridges, working on big bridges, and very small ones, I have been explaining the myth around the 1 in 100 year flood characteristic.  Media are portraying the 1 in 100 year flood as an event which should only happen once every 100 years.  This is…