Case Study: River Tees flood defences

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What is found in the upper course and is hard or soft engineering?
Cow Green Reservoir, hard
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What hard engineering strategies have been implemented in the middle course?
Earth embankments, Gabions, reinforced concrete walls with flood gates
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What soft engineering strategies have been implemented in the middle course?
Replanting vegetation, fishing platforms, buildings which blend in with current architecture,
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What were 3 strategies implemented in the lower course?
River straightening, Tees Barrage - controls water flow, Dredging
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And what form of engineering are all those examples?
Hard
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What hard engineering strategies have been implemented in the middle course?

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Earth embankments, Gabions, reinforced concrete walls with flood gates

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What soft engineering strategies have been implemented in the middle course?

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What were 3 strategies implemented in the lower course?

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And what form of engineering are all those examples?

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