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Title: North Wessex Gauging Stations Pooling Group review : main report
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: September 2003
Abstract:
The Environment Agency South West Region (Agency) commissioned Halcrow Group Limited (Halcrow) to determine flood frequency at 30 flow gauges in the North Wessex area using the statistical method of the Flood Estimation Handbook (FEH). Halcrow performed a similar study for South West Region South Wessex area on 13 flood warning sites which was reported in South Wessex Flood Warning Pooling Group Review. A pilot study was undertaken on six of the thirty sites which was reported in May 2003. The pilot study methodology followed a similar format to that of the South Wessex study, and was undertaken to confirm the approach and reporting procedures with the Agency prior to commencement of the main study. This report details the results of the analysis of all thirty gauges stations, including the six pilot study sites for completeness. North Wessex area of the Agencys South West Region covers approximately 6,000km2 and includes, Somerset, parts of South Gloucestershire and north west Wiltshire.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2003
Publication Place: Swindon
Subject Keywords: Flood forecastingFlow rateMethodology
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestSomersetGloucestershireWiltshire
Extent: 14; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1502
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