Soft Engineering: River Quaggy restoration scheme, UK GCSE/AS River Management case Study

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Soft Engineering: River Quaggy Restoration Scheme, UK

Since 1960 was heavily managed -artifical channels & culverts built to divert river below ground ad it passed through Greenwhich

As a result to the increased flood risk due to continued Urban development in Lewisham & Greenwich more needs to be done to protect the area from flooding
Hard engineering methods - widening & deepening ocnsidered but EA chose Sustainable soft approach

Local residents formd QWAG (Qwaggy Waterways Action Group) - campaigned…

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