Tools for Integrated River Flood Management (Hydraulics Modeling and Logical Framework Analysis)

C.H.J., Bong and Mah, Yau Seng and F.J., Putuhena and S., Said and R.A., Bustami (2012) Tools for Integrated River Flood Management (Hydraulics Modeling and Logical Framework Analysis). ASM Science Journal, 6 (1). pp. 47-60. ISSN 1823-6782

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Abstract

Hydraulics simulation can be used as a supporting tool for planning and developing a framework, such as Integrated Flood Management for river management. To demonstrate this, a hydraulics model for the Sarawak River Basin was run using InfoWorks RS software by Wallingford Software, UK. InfoWorks River Simulation (RS) was chosen because its applicability has been proven and widely used to model Malaysian rivers. The extraction of computed floodwater level and flood maps for different time intervals would produce the rate of floodplain submergence from river bank level. This information could be incorporated into a logical framework to support decisions on flood management measures. Thus, hydraulics models can be used as tools to provide the necessary decision parameters for developing logical frameworks which would act as to guide the planning when it involved various stakeholders’ participation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hydraulics simulation; integrated river management; Sarawak river basin, supporting tool; flood warning; stakeholder participation; monitoring; evaluation, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2015 03:23
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2015 03:23
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/8106

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