The River Nene, Northampton Case Study


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  • Created on: 08-04-14 16:21

1. By 2002 the EA completed a... project to protect the areas of Northampton hardest hit by past flooding.

  • 45 million pounds
  • 6.8 million pounds
  • 68 million pounds
  • 680 million pounds
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2. At Foot Meadow, close to the railway station ...m high floodwalls have been installed

  • 10
  • 4
  • 6
  • 2

3. The floodgates create an open area of land where up to... m3 of flood water can be stored during times of heavy rain. The water is held harmlessly in open...

  • 1.2; grassland
  • 1.3; washland
  • 2.2; grassland

4. A flood retention reservoir has been built at...

  • Upton Square
  • Billing, near the aquadrome
  • Foot Meadow

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

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

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