Case study- River Nene- flood defence preparation.

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River management strategies

£6.8 million project to protect after the recent flood killing 2 people. 

Clay embankment around the river which raises the level of ground by 6.8m (2 million)

Buildings newly built above the flood plain. 

warning system were updated

resevoir was built

Flood walls were built around by railways and houses 

More defences eg; embankments built (£8 million)

River capacity was increased so its wider and shallower. 

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