WATER ON THE LAND

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  • WATER ON THE LAND
    • RUTLAND WATER- UK RESEVOIR-PROBELMS
      • SOCIAL
        • Recreational activities take place there E.G. sailing cycling
        • Jobs created
        • Two villages were destroyed for it to be built.
      • ECONOMICAL
        • Brings tourism becuase of the wildlife
        • Farmer land destroyed - agriculture.
      • ENVIROMENTAL
        • Lots of species live around the resevoir
        • Habititas were destroyed as a result of the artificall lake.
    • EFFECTS OF FLOODING IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD.
      • POOR - BANGALADESH
        • CAUSES
          • 70% of country is 1m above sea level
          • More voilent monsoon due to global warming
          • Deforestation meant there was lesss interception- more flooding.
        • EFFECTS
          • 800 dead
          • $7 billion in damages
          • 5 million people exposed to waterborn disease
        • RESPONSES
      • RICH - BOSCASTLE
        • CAUSES
          • HUMAN
            • No flood control
            • Drainage systems were old.
            • The bridge blocked alot of water causing more damage.
            • Unprepared.
          • PHYSICAL
            • It was a flash flood
            • In the Valency valley
            • The valley is steep
            • River couldnt hold alot of water.
            • Heavy rain fall saturated the ground
            • The hot weather caused the saturated ground to beome moist
            • This coupled with the heavy rain water was to much for the river
        • EFFECTS
          • SHORT TERM
            • Roads were blocked hindering rescue.
            • Property damaged- museum of witchcraft
            • Hypothermia from cold water
            • Burst sewage main made places not safe.
          • LONG TERM
            • Lots of repairs
            • Rising insurance costs for the villagers.
            • Tourism main income and it has been greatly effected-museum of witchcraft
        • RESPONSES
          • Clean ups
          • As it was a freak event flood prevention isnt priority
    • WAYS OF CONTROLING FLOODING
      • HARD
        • Channel straighting
          • Dis ads
            • Exspensive
            • Faster flow downstream- more erosion.
          • Ads
            • Slows down the water
        • Dams and reservoirs
          • Dis ads
            • Exspensive
          • Ads
            • Can be uses for HEP
            • Store water
      • SOFT
        • Flood plain zoning
          • Dis ads
            • No use on exsisting settlements.
          • Ads
            • No imppermable sufaces no damage
        • Do nothing
          • Dis ads
            • Floods still happen
          • Ads
            • Farmland more fertile- due toflooding
        • Preparation- makeing buildings able to wtihstand floods
          • Dis ads
            • Exspensive
            • Might not work.
          • Ads
            • People less likelt to worry
        • Flood warnings
          • Dis ads
            • dosent stop floods
          • Ads
            • Evacuate

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