River eden

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location
source: howgill fells & mouth: solway firth. (flowing through appleby, keswick and carlisle.)
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confuences
eden, petteril and caldew
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rain fall
9 inches in 24 hours
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deaths and social effect.
3 people dead - impact on local community through grief.
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effect on houses
1,800 homes flooded and damaged. 80,000 no electric
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environmental effect
1/2 million trees lost in Cumbria. Livestock on solway plain drowned and flooded.
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Appleby management
FRS - £1,200 per home for cost of flood gate and air brick covers etc. Flood wall at appleby football pith and removable flood gate at appleby swimming pool.
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Carlisle Management
Embankments of 3-4m tall (30cm higher than 2005 floods) cost £25m & Pumping station at Durranhill.
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confuences

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eden, petteril and caldew

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rain fall

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deaths and social effect.

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effect on houses

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