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Natural and Beneficial Functions of Floodplains

The Task Force on the Natural and Beneficial Functions of Floodplains was established by Congress to help identify the natural functions and benefits of floodplains, and determine how the nation can reduce flood losses through floodplain restoration and protection. In this publication, the Task Force explores the valuable functions of pristine or restored floodplains and their contributions to flood reduction and prevention.
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Natural and Beneficial Functions of Floodplains