The River Quaggy - Soft engineering

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Location - 

Runs through South East London.

Heavily managed - local residents formed the Qwag campaign for sustainable approach which was backed by the Environmental agency. 

The problem was that the river suffered considerable flooding problems over the years caused by development on the natural floodplain, and the entire section through Sutcliffe park was hidden underground.

Sutcliffe park -

The main focus was to return the culverted river back to its natural state. However, it still had to culvert it to take some water underground during flood conditions. 

Sutcliffe park advantages - 

The park…


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