Boscastle

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  • Boscastle
    • Reasons for Management
      • Flash flood damaged 1000 homes, cars and businesses
      • Steep drainage basin
      • Impermeable rock
      • Confluence of 3 rivers
    • Issues
      • Social
        • Reduced anxiety and depression
        • Changed character of village
      • Economic
        • Media focus has increased tourism
        • £5M cost
    • Management Strategies
      • Widening + deepening channel
      • Low bridges removed as debris got stuck forming a dam
      • Raised car park so cars aren't swept away
      • Dead tress removed so they can't get swept away
    • August 2004
      • Flash flood damaged 1000 homes, cars and businesses

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