flood defences

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  • Over the years this part of the river has been heavily modified but without any significant flood defence.
  • Due to flood risk the area has new flood defences built along the river edge.
  • The area beside the river has also been landscaped in association with a flood defence scheme.
  • Flood defences offer only a short-term and local answer and may actually increase the long-term risks.
  • The final section contains three flood defence structures.
  • They have permissive power to carry out flood defence works at their discretion.
  • As part of the flood defence measures put in place, a bank was put in place in front of the tunnel mouth.
  • The Environment Agency's powers to carry out flood defence works apply to main rivers only.
  • It generally is applied to defensive towns walls but can also refer to flood defences and sea walls.
  • It can also reduce the capacity of channels in flood defences to carry water.
  • Its walls have been re-strengthened, as part of London's flood defences.
  • The rivers course has been modified but there are no embankments or flood defence structures to date.
  • One thousand troops from the Czech Army were called in to help build flood defences.
  • Since then, more adequate flood defences have been built with the local community well prepared to deal with possible flooding.
  • Aberdeenshire Council has held meetings about the possible construction of flood defences.
  • It is a major part of the flood defence system for Grimsby.
  • Today there is a large moving flood gate next to the harbour car park and many of the houses have their own flood defences.
  • Part IV then provides information on mitigation through flood defence.
  • Current flood defence schemes protect some of these properties from flooding.
  • The particular established policy guides the Dutch government to improve flood defences as new data on threat levels becomes available.
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