Hard/soft engineering rivers

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Flood Wall
Built around settlements and important factories/roads
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Enbankment
Raised banks along the river, deepens the river so it can hold more water
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Dams
Trap/store water and release it in a controlled way
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Storage areas
Water pumped from rivers to temporary lakes then pumped back again when there's no threat of flooding
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Do nothing
Allow nature to take its course
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Washlands
Part of floodplain that's allowed to flood
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Land use zoning
Land has different building controls
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Card 2

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Enbankment

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Raised banks along the river, deepens the river so it can hold more water

Card 3

Front

Dams

Back

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Card 4

Front

Storage areas

Back

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Card 5

Front

Do nothing

Back

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