Managing flood risk

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NZS 9401:2008 Managing flood risk – A process Standard guides decision-making on flood risk, to ensure all flood risk components are considered when making key land use decisions.  Intended users include local authorities, central government, communities, engineers, and developers.

Making a decision to build or develop in a flood zone or catchment area requires in-depth knowledge of the potential hazards.  This standard presents a best practice approach to managing flood risk – to be used as the standard process approach, nationwide – when considering flood risk.

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