THE SCALE AND EFFECT OF PUBLIC INVESTMENTS IN FLOOD CONTROL INFRASTRUCTURE IN SERBIA FROM 2009 TO 2021

Milica Marković, Jelena Marković Branković

DOI Number
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First page
315
Last page
321

Abstract


Flood control structures play an important role in saving lives and property during floods, especially due to climate change issues. The construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of hydraulic structures are compliant with their maintenance and are performed periodically and preventively in order to achieve their required functional safety. However, over the years, investments in flood protection, i.e. the reduction of possible damage caused by the harmful effects of water, mostly implied investments in embankments. Investments in high dams are insufficient in terms of their importance, structure complexity, and failure risk.

Keywords

water management, investments, hydraulic infrastructure, flood control structures, high dams

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