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1

How many metres above sea level is the source of the River Dee?

460m

2

Where is the source of the River Dee?

Ddaullt in Snowdonia National Park

3

How many km long is the River Dee?

110km 

4

Between 1972 and 1976, how many km  of the River Dee underwent channelization?

8km

5

How many people got their water from the River Dee in 2016?

3 million

6

How many people died in the UK November 2012 floods?

9

7

How many homes were flooded in the UK November 2012 floods?

8000

8

In what year did the Boscastle floods occur? 

2004

9

How many homes and businesses were destroyed in the Boscastle floods?

100

10

How many cars were washed out to sea during the Boscastle floods?

75

11

How many homes were affected during the Tewkesbury 2007 floods?

48,000

12

How much money did the Tewkesbury 2007 floods cost the local council?

£140,000

13

In the Somerset 2014 floods, how many weeks did it take the flood waters to reduce?

12

14

How many hectares of farmland were left underwater?

1000