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Flooding case study: Helston December 2012


Catchment size and shape: small catchment area containing small river so
flooding is unlikely. Catchment shape is long and thin so risk of flooding is
Geology types: mainly granite in upper course leading to higher surface
runoff as it's…

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Food donated to residents from Helston's farmers market
Temporary homes offered to those who were unable to return to their
homes due to flood damage.

Long term

Flood management in terms of channel maintenance which is only carried out
where it's essential to control flood risks.


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