Reducing Flood Risk to Residential Buildings that Cannot Be Elevated
This online engineering PDH course describes alternative mitigation measures intended for a variety of housing types that cannot feasibly be elevated. The guidance applies to a variety of residential structures, including single family homes, and many mid-rise multi-family residential buildings.
Floods can happen anywhere at any time, which is why it is important to be prepared and to take steps before a flood event to protect your property from costly damage. Taking action to reduce the impact of a disaster is known as mitigation. There are a variety of flood mitigation options for homeowners—both for newly built homes as well as existing homes located in flood prone areas.
This 1 PDH online course is applicable to civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning and design of flood proofing homes.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Knowing how to select mitigation measures
- Learning about interior modifications and retrofit measures
- Familiarizing with wet and dry floodproofing measures
- Learning about barrier measures
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