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Flashcards in Coasts - Thames Gateway Project Deck (9):
1

Name the locations of the 2 gates

Teddington Weir & Canvey Island

2

How many hours notice is required to shut the gate?

7 hours

3

How many times a year was the gate expected to shut?

2-3 times/year

4

How many times a year is the gate shut?

~16 times/year

5

By which year is the gate expected to have to close on every high tide?

2050

6

How much area does the barrier protect?

125 square miles

7

How many people does the barrier protect?

1.25 million people

8

What value of property does the river protect?

£80 billion

9

How long is the barrier?

520m