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Flooding local scale case study Helston 2012

Causes

Catchment size/shape- small catchment containing a small river so flooding
is unlikely. Catchment shape is long and thin so risk of flooding is low.
Geology- granite in upper course leading to high surface run off and
flooding as it's…

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Temporary homes given to those unable to return due to flood damage

Long term

Flood management in terms of channel maintenance which is only carried out
where it is essential to control flood risks
Investigation of links between land management practices, run off and flood
risk. Land…

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