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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2109-2123, 2017
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Research article
01 Dec 2017
Flood impacts on a water distribution network
Chiara Arrighi et al.
Interactive discussionStatus: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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RC1: 'Review of nhess-2017-205 by Arrighi et al.', Anonymous Referee #1, 24 Jul 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
AC1: 'Reply to anonymous referee #1', Chiara Arrighi, 25 Jul 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
RC2: 'Flood Impacts on a Water Distribution Network', Anonymous Referee #2, 16 Aug 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
AC2: 'Reply to anonymous referee #2', Chiara Arrighi, 26 Aug 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
Peer review completion
AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by Editor and Referees) (28 Aug 2017) by Bruno Merz  
AR by Chiara Arrighi on behalf of the Authors (25 Sep 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (05 Oct 2017) by Bruno Merz
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (19 Oct 2017)  
ED: Publish as is (25 Oct 2017) by Bruno Merz
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Short summary
Floods cause damage to people, buildings and infrastructures. Due to their usual location near rivers, water utilities are particularly exposed; in case of flood, the inundation of the facility can damage equipment and cause power outages. Such impact lead to costly repairs and disruption of service affecting indirectly people outside the inundated area. In this work a method to estimate the impact of floods on a water distribution system is introduced and applied to a case study.
Floods cause damage to people, buildings and infrastructures. Due to their usual location near...