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Title: Humber Estuary tidal defences : Albert Dock scheme
Author: Environment Agency North East Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
A study of the existing tidal defences on the dock frontage in the City of Hull has been commissioned by the Environment Agency as part of its ongoing programme to maintain and improve flood defences on the Humber Estuary. The dock areas were originally reclaimed from the estuary and are set at a higher level than the land behind them. Consequently the docks provide the current protection against flooding for a large part of the City of Hull, much of which lies below normal high tide level. The Albert Dock Scheme is located on the Humber Estuary Frontage in the City of Hull and extends from the disused St Andrew's Dock downstream to the Humber Dock basin, a distance of approximately 3 kilometres. This length of estuary frontage comprises busy working docks and associated businesses, tracts of unoccupied buildings and land, conservation areas and the amenity area of Hull Marina. Other important features include a considerable length of public footpath and the Memorial to Lost Seamen of Hull at St Andrew's Dock Bullnose.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Leeds
Subject Keywords: EstuariesFlood controlFlood defence structures
Geographic Keywords: HumberKingston upon HullHull and East Riding catchment
Extent: n.p. [4]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:909
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