Key Terms - Flood-Prone Area
This image shows Flood-Prone Area and width and area.
- Flood-prone area:
- An area bordering a Stream that will be covered by Stream waters at a flood stage of twice the maximum Bankfull Depth
- Flood-prone width (WFP):
- The Stream width at which the discharge level is defined as twice the maximum Bankfull Depth
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