Bewdley

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What is this case study looking for?
River management at a local scale
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Where is this located?
In Worcestershire, on a confluence between the River Severn and the River Stour
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What were the hard management schemes?
Demountable barriers, permanent flood wall, underground cut off wall
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What were the soft management schemes?
Retaining woodlands, using carpark as overflow area
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Demountable barriers - explain&opinions
450m long aluminium barriers that can be taken down. Expensive, uncertain when needed but doesn't ruin view
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Permanent flood wall - explain&opinions
150m long, in Bewdley's town colours. Looks good, may damage environment
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Underground cut off wall - explain&opinions
Stops throughflow. Helps, but may damage environment
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Retaining woodlands - explain&opinions
Intercepts precipitation. Good for environment, has little impact
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Car park as overflow area - explain&opinions
Protects other, more important places. Cheap, no prevention, only protection
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In Worcestershire, on a confluence between the River Severn and the River Stour

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Demountable barriers - explain&opinions

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