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1

Explain the management of a river you have studied - what place is this?

The River Greta, Keswick

2

How has building design in Keswick reduced the effects of flooding?

-Waterproof doors keep water out
-Plug sockets higher up walls to prevent any electrocutions

3

Which buildings specifically have been fitted with flood equipment?

The houses along High Hill Road

4

How do early warning systems reduce the effects of flooding?

Locals can sign up and they receive texts and emails when the river gets to a certain height so they can protect housing/valuables

5

At how many points in the river measured in Keswick?

3 points including under Greta bridge

6

Where is the flood wall in Keswick?

At the junction if High Hill road and Crosswaithe Road

7

How big is the flood wall in Keswick?

Around 100m long and reaches a maximum point of 2.2m high

8

What is the flood wall made out if in Keswick?

Local stone and partly glass panels