Hard and Soft Engineering

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Huge walls built across rivers
Dams
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Where are dams normally built?
Upper Course
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What is the name of an artificial lake formed behind a dam?
Reservoir
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What is it called when the river's course is straightened?
Channel Straightening
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Are dams hard or soft engineering?
Hard
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Who creates flood warnings?
The Environment Agency
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What can people do to reduce the impacts of flooding?
Preparation
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Is preparation hard or soft engineering?
soft
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What is it called when restrictions prevent building on places that are likely to be affected by a flood?
flood plain zoning
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Is 'do nothing' hard or soft engineering?
soft
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Where are dams normally built?

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What is the name of an artificial lake formed behind a dam?

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What is it called when the river's course is straightened?

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Are dams hard or soft engineering?

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