Filippo Masetti, Senior Project Manager, and Milan Vatovec, Senior Principal, answered FacilityExecutive.com's Question of the Week: Have You Addressed Flood Mitigation Strategies? The article, particularly aimed at essential facilities, mid-rise, and high-rise buildings, is intended to help building owners and managers prepare for future extreme events. It provides a review of the state-of-the-art methodology related to flood-risk assessment and the associated mitigation techniques. It also discusses the most recent information on the design flood-elevation maps and FEMA technical articles, the pros and cons of main flood mitigation techniques, and the authors’ research on specific flood mitigation products that are now populating the market.
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