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Evaluate how well humans control river flooding (1300 Word Limit)
Throughout history humans have tried to control the effects of river flooding by using
many different strategies. Flood walls, Embankments and Levées are all structural methods
which have been used around the world to protect cities surrounding rivers.…

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and it assumes that increased flooding would have a large impact on surrounding houses,
buildings and all types of land use if built on the flood plain. Secondly they thought about
upstream storage they would have created reservoirs and a dam. However, if built a dam it


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