The River Nene, Northampton Case Study


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  • Created on: 08-04-14 16:21

1. The river channel capacity at Upton was increased by building earth embankments set back...m from the river which have... along the tops. The area has also been visually improved by...

  • 10; footpaths; afforestation
  • 6; footpaths; afforestation
  • 10; reservoir; new housing estate
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2. A new housing estate called... has been built above the level of the floodplain

  • Upton Square
  • Foot Meadow
  • Castle Inn

3. When did the work begin to build defences around Upton, near Sixfields/

  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2003
  • 1998

4. When did the River Nene and Grand Union Canal overflow?

  • 9 April 1998
  • 8 March 1980
  • 9 April 1990
  • 28 December 1978

5. ...were also added to protect the river banks from erosion giving added security to ...beside the river

  • Gabion boxes; new housing
  • Gabion boxes; railway station
  • Rip rap; new housing

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