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Title: Dartmouth flood plan : public information leaflet
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This leaflet is to advise people living in flood risk areas of the arrangements that have been put in place to deal with a flood. It is unlikely that flooding will occur and you should not be alarmed. Dartmouth is at risk of flooding from the tide. Flooding is likely to be caused by high spring tides with an area of low pressure and on-shore gales from a south-easterly direction. The town is protected from flooding from the sea by a flood defence scheme on the Embankment. The scheme relies on the successful operation of flood gates to the Boat Float. The defences will protect the town from most floods, however, there remains a possibility that extremely severe conditions will overwhelm the defences and flood low-lying parts of the town.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Flood control; Flood defence structures; Disaster preparedness; Tides; Coasts
Geographic Keywords: Dartmouth (Devon); Dart (Devon)
Extent: n.p. [6]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:545
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