Flood return period

Updated on 13/07/2018
Sens technique
Long-term average interval of time or number of years within which a flood of a given height will be equalled or exceeded, e.g. a flood with a 10-year return period has every year 1 out of 10 chances to occur (called 10-year flood). This is then called the flood reference 0.1.
According to Rhine-Meuse Water Agency
Thématiques associées
Review status
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