Flashcards in Explain The Management Of A River Deck (8)
Explain the management of a river you have studied - what place is this?
The River Greta, Keswick
How has building design in Keswick reduced the effects of flooding?
-Waterproof doors keep water out
-Plug sockets higher up walls to prevent any electrocutions
Which buildings specifically have been fitted with flood equipment?
The houses along High Hill Road
How do early warning systems reduce the effects of flooding?
Locals can sign up and they receive texts and emails when the river gets to a certain height so they can protect housing/valuables
At how many points in the river measured in Keswick?
3 points including under Greta bridge
Where is the flood wall in Keswick?
At the junction if High Hill road and Crosswaithe Road
How big is the flood wall in Keswick?
Around 100m long and reaches a maximum point of 2.2m high