Urban flood management - Indian approach

Urban flood management is getting important today after the divesting flood of Mumbai on 2005. Still the approach to flooding is as a disturber ;creating damage to the life and property. his approach has to change. We must realize that rain is the only recurring source of water. So the water has to be conserved while solving the disastrous action of flood. Thus we need a strategy of water management to counter the cyclic climatic condition.