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'Natural' engineering offers solution against future flooding
Date:1/28/2014

lished, the July 2007 storm hit the North of England and ten homes and businesses in Belford were flooded. It was after this event the Newcastle University demonstrator project was launched.

"One of the main reasons why the Belford scheme has been such a success is because we've had the support of the community and local landowners behind us," explains Dr Quinn, who has since carried out a second Catchment Management Scheme at Netherton Burn, Northumberland.

"There is no single solution to flooding no 'silver bullet' but what the Belford scheme has shown us is what can be achieved with local support and a thorough understanding of the land and the local environment."


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Contact: Louella Houldcroft
Louella.houldcroft@ncl.ac.uk
44-019-120-85108
Newcastle University
Source:Eurekalert

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