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Title: Happisburgh to Winterton sea defences
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This brief NRA leaflet describes the Happisburgh to Winterton sea defences. Over the centuries the north facing coast of East Anglia has been the scene of many battles with the sea. The NRA produced a long term strategy for sea defences between Happisburgh and Winterton. It is based on long term beach management to ensure foreshore levels are always sufficient to protect as much as possible the steel and concrete sea walls which are the final barrier against the sea. To assist in retaining desirable foreshore levels, it is proposed, over the next 20 years, to build 16 shore parallel offshore reefs to reduce beach volatility and to periodically replenish the beach to acceptable profiles with material obtained from offshore sources.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Flood controlFlood defence structuresCoastsCoastal managementFlood risk management
Geographic Keywords: BroadlandNorfolk
Extent: n.p. [4]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2824
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