Tag Archives: Flood Protection

Respecting waterways and land.

On the 27th of April 2011 the Press carried an article featuring landscape architect Di Lucas (page A5). Entitled Rebuild must ‘respect’ waterways, it discussed how parts of the inner city had been built on top of tributaries to the Avon, creating hidden vulnerabilities. … Continue reading

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Earth flood barriers along Avonside Drive

Flood protection work has been extended further up Avonside Drive. An earth barrier now runs from just below Retreat Road, at the Dallington Bridge end, around the loop stopping just short of the western end of Morris Street. At the eastern (downstream) end of … Continue reading

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Dallington Terrace – flood protection update.

Work has been done to increase the height of the flood protection on the river bank. As the photographs show the height of the bank has been noticeably increased, and is at the the point where it matches the height of … Continue reading

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Flood Protection – Dallington Terrace

Parts of the city adjacent to the river have sunk, creating a number of places likely to flood when there are extremely high tides and/or heavy and prolonged rain. Higher than normal tides are expected on Sunday and Monday. These photographs show … Continue reading

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