Dawlish 2014 - case study

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  • Dawlish Storm 2014
    • Geology
      • Soft, red sandstone which is constantly being undermined by the sea.
    • Protection
      • Seawall. If water gets into the structure, major damage is almost immediate. Small cracks in the seawall increases erosion rates.
    • Cornwall council = repair bill about £14m.
    • Nearly 400 properties without power for a long time.
    • Network Rail said 80m of seawall and 46m of railway tracks in Dawlish were destroyed.
    • 13 people were rescued from flood water.

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