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Which of the following statement are true for riverine floodplains? a. The floodway fringe is the area around a floodplain that states and communities cannot legally regulate. b. As long as the cumulative effect of encroachment does not increase by more than two inches every five years, the 100-year flood elevation can be increased by up to three feet. c. A floodway is the channel of a watercourse as well as any adjacent floodplain areas that convey flood flows and must be kept free of encroachment to avoid increases in flood depths.
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c. A floodway is the channel of a watercourse as well as any adjacent floodplain areas that convey flood flows and must be kept free of encroachment to avoid increases in flood depths is the true statement for riverine floodplains.
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