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Title: Bank erosion on navigable waterways Draft R and D Note (336/2/T)
Author: John C. Doornkamp
Author: Colin R. Thorne
Author: Sue Reed
Document Type: Monograph
There are concerns that bank erosion is a "bad" thing and that steps should be taken to control or eliminate it. Historically, in the case of navigable rivers and waterways, it has been generally perceived that observed bank erosion may be attributed to boat wash and that solutions based on hard engineering are required to deal with bank erosion and instability. This study of bank erosion has shown the situation to be less clear cut and the results of field observations indicate that hard engineering is not an appropriate first response to bank erosion problems.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Navigable canalsErosionEnvironmental impact assessmentEngineering
Extent: 13
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