Bucao Flood Hazard Map

 

 

Bucao, Zambales Flood Susceptibility Map

 

 

Flood is one of the identified hazards in Bucao river watershed. It is a natural physical event that can have a devastating consequences effect on the environment, people and economy. It occurs when a river fills with water beyond its capacity wherein surplus water overflows the banks and runs into adjoin low-lying areas. Flood hazard assessment based on direct measurements may not be possible, because there is no basis to determine the specific flood levels and recurrence intervals for given events (MGB).