FD1705 - Up-dating and modernising the `Yellow/Blue/Red Manuals` for appraising coastal defence and flood alleviation works

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/06/2000
End date:31/10/2002
Keywords:
  • Coastal Defence,
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Land,
  • Policy Development,
  • Environmental Protection
Contractor:
  • University - Middlesex
Contact:
Summary Objectives:-
To review and update the existing Red and Yellow appraisal manuals taking into account recent user experience, improvements to databases, probabilistic design methods and evaluation techniques in order to improve methods of benefit-cost assessment of projects.

Key Customer Purpose:-
To provide project managers with improved methods and better databases to more accurately undertake benefit-cost assessment and hence improve on the effectiveness of investment decisions.