Hard & Soft Engineering
Hard engineering- The building of something to lower the effects or likelihood of flooding.
Soft engineering- Letting the Natural assets take care of flooding.
Soft Engineering- Afforestation- This is the planting of trees in the hope that they will infiltrate the rainfall.
Hard Engineering: The construction of dams: This is expensive, but does create jobs for people and create a tourist site.
- A river bursting its banks
- heavy rainfall in a certain area.