Management of the River Nene

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  • Created on: 26-05-13 14:30

River Nene Management


  • The areas at risk of flooding are covered by the Environment Agency's flood warning service which aims to give 2 hours notice of the possible onset of flooding. This gives the local people time to prepare and evacuate their homes if need be. The flood warning system was upgraded in 2003. Testing of the system took place in the Far Cotton area of Northampton.
  • At Foot Meadow, 4m high floodwalls have been installed to protect the railway station, housing, industry and the Castle Inn. This has…


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