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There are many
ways of tackling
floods; here are just
a few of them...…read more

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BUILD DAMS
Building dams and storage reservoirs in
the upper part of the river system ­ the
raiin water falling onto the higher ground
can be stored and slowly released at a
rate that the river channel can cope with.…read more

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CREATE TEMPORARY STORAGE
AREAS
land that water can be pumpd onto so that
the flood water does not reach the more
populated areas. This collected water
can then be gradually pumped back into
the river once the threat has passed…read more

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IMPROVE THE CHANNEL BY MAKING
IT DEEPER OR STRAIGHTER
The river can cope with the extra volume
more efficiency. A deeper wider channel
can hold more water, a straighter rather
than winding one with speed the flow of
water towards the sea…read more

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LEVEES (DYKES,FLOOD WALLS)
TO BE BUILT ALONGSIDE THE
RIVER
This creates extra capacity in the river so
that the extra water generated in the
flood stays within the river channel.…read more

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