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Title: Minsmere sea defences study consultation document
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
The Environment Agency is responsible for managing the flood risk in many areas arising from rivers and the sea. The Minsmere sea defences are located on the Suffolk coast approximately 30km south of Lowestoft, in an area of international and national environmental importance. Prompted by growing concern over several areas in Suffolk that are susceptible to tidal flooding, including this area, the Agency has commissioned a flood management plan for the defences. Previous studies have been undertaken to examine the wider Suffolk coast to assess the current flood defence condition and to provide strategic flood defence and environmental management recommendations to develop further in studies. The more localised Minsmere Sea Defences Study will build on this work by developing a preferred flood defence management option or series of options for the next 100 years for the frontage which runs from the south of Minsmere Cliffs to the northern boundary of Sizewell Power Stations, in the context of the wider developing coastline.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2004
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: ConsultationCoastsFlood controlFlood defence structuresFlood risk managementCoastal managementCoastal erosionErosion control
Geographic Keywords: Minsmere
Extent: 20
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