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Title: Shrewsbury flood alleviation scheme. March 2001 : your questions answered
Author: Environment Agency Midlands Region
Document Type: Monograph
This report analyses the Shrewsbury flood alleviation scheme. Shrewsbury has a history of flooding with the earliest reported flood occurring in 1338. Reliable records date from 1672. The highest recorded level was in 1795 when the water at Welsh Bridge rose to 5.70 metres above the riverbed. This is nearly half a metre deeper than the November 2000 floods that reached a level of 5.25 metres. This document contains sections on: storage lakes; dredge the river; weirs and dams; bypass channel or tunnel; underground storage; flood defences and groundwater.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Solihull
Subject Keywords: RiversFlood risk management plansPublic relations
Geographic Keywords: EA MidlandsShrewsbury
Extent: 17
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