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Property level flood protection: A new effective and affordable solution
Book Chapter
Beddoes, D., & Booth, C. Property level flood protection: A new effective and affordable solution. In D. de Wrachien, D. Proverbs, C. Brebbia, & S. Mambretti (Eds.), Flood Recovery Innovation and Response II, 271-280. WIT Press

Property flooding is a major problem and the risk of flooding continues to escalate. At present, the majority of property owners take no steps to mitigate future flood damage. A review of the main factors influencing the uptake of flood protection re... Read More about Property level flood protection: A new effective and affordable solution.

"Three times is enemy action" – flood experiences and flood perceptions
Book Chapter
Rose, C., Proverbs, D., Booth, C., & Manktelow, K. "Three times is enemy action" – flood experiences and flood perceptions. In D. Proverbs, S. Mambretti, C. Brebbia, & D. de Wrachien, D. (Eds.), Flood Recovery Innovation and Response III, 233-242. WIT Press

In the context of anticipated climate change, particularly the frequency and intensity of rainfall events likely to affect the UK in future, it is becoming increasingly important to understand the ways in which people perceive, and therefore respond... Read More about "Three times is enemy action" – flood experiences and flood perceptions.

Psychological factors affecting flood coping strategies
Book Chapter
Rose, C., Manktelow, K., Booth, C., & Proverbs, D. Psychological factors affecting flood coping strategies. In S. Mambretti (Ed.), Flood Risk Assessment and Management, 105-114. WIT Press

There is an acknowledged need to improve the resilience of those at risk of flooding in areas of the UK. Studies of disaster preparedness worldwide indicate raising awareness of a hazard does not necessarily engender action. In the UK the majority of... Read More about Psychological factors affecting flood coping strategies.

Factors for the design of novel property–level flood resilient products: The Dado Wallboard
Book Chapter
Beddoes, D., & Booth, C. Factors for the design of novel property–level flood resilient products: The Dado Wallboard. In D. Proverbs, S. Mambretti, C. Brebbia, & D. de Wrachien (Eds.), Flood Recovery Innovation and Response III, 205-219. WIT Press

Community-level flood protection cannot guarantee property owners are free from flood risk and, hence, it is the responsibility of property owners themselves to take appropriate action to ensure their properties are suitably protected by flood resist... Read More about Factors for the design of novel property–level flood resilient products: The Dado Wallboard.

Property level flood protection: Technical insights of a new safety flood door
Book Chapter
Beddoes, D., & Booth, C. Property level flood protection: Technical insights of a new safety flood door. In N. Ursino, C. Brebbia, S. Mambretti, & D. Proverbs (Eds.), Urban Water Systems and Floods, 297-307. WIT Press

Governments acknowledge that many buildings cannot be protected from flooding by large-scale flood defence schemes and, therefore, property level flood protection is considered part of an integrated flood risk strategy, requiring homeowners to should... Read More about Property level flood protection: Technical insights of a new safety flood door.

Contemporary landscapes and buildings of motorway service areas
Book Chapter
Booth, C. A., & McLaughlin, A. Contemporary landscapes and buildings of motorway service areas. In C. Booth, & S. Charlesworth (Eds.), Sustainable Surface Water Management: A Handbook for SuDShttps://www.wiley.com/en-gb

Motorway Service Areas (MSAs) or Highway Rest Areas provide an essential 24–hour, 365–day service for road traffic users, presenting them with somewhere to rest, relax and recharge. The range of provisions MSAs offer, such as truck and car parking, t... Read More about Contemporary landscapes and buildings of motorway service areas.

Waterproofing basement apartments: Technical insights of a new flood protection solution
Book Chapter
Beddoes, D., & Booth, C. Waterproofing basement apartments: Technical insights of a new flood protection solution. In C. Brebbia, & D. Proverbs (Eds.), Flood Recovery Innovation and Response IV, 151-162. WIT Press

Installing perimeter floor drains is a waterproofing option used inside buildings, which manages water ingress in basements. Newly designed products providing a means to access the inverts of perimeter floor drains and facilitate inspection and maint... Read More about Waterproofing basement apartments: Technical insights of a new flood protection solution.