Case Study : The river Tees

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Case Study : The river Tees
1 Upper course : Cow Green Reservoir
1.1 Built in 1970
1.2 Built mainly to provide water for the growing industries on Teeside
1.3 It traps heavy rainfull and water from snowmelt and allows water flow to be regulated downstream
2 Lower course : Yarm's Flood defence scheme
2.1 Flood defence scheme costed £2.1 million
2.1.1 Reinforced concrete walls with metal flood gates for access by people and vehicles
2.1.2 Earth embankments
2.1.3 Gabions to protect walls and embankments from erosion
2.1.4 Fishing platforms, street lighting and replanting to improve the environment
2.1.5 Building materials approved by English heritage to remain in keeping with existing architecture
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