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Title: Whitland flood alleviation scheme (bilingual) : Cynllun amddiffyn rhag llifogydd yn Hendy-Gwyn
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
Following the 1979 and 1981 flood events the South West Wales Local Flood Defence Committee, under the former Welsh Water Authority, embarked upon a river improvement scheme for the River Taf. The 1986 flood event occurred during construction of this scheme and, as a result, its scope was extended to provide improved flood protection from all four watercourses which converge on the town ie the River Taf, Cwmfelin Boeth, Cwm Waun Gron and the River Gronw. The general principle of the scheme was to prevent floodwaters escaping from these watercourses by means of: bypassing existing obstructions to flows; enlarging existing bridge openings and improving their entry and exit conditions; and constructing walls and embankments to contain floodwaters.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [before 1996]
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: Flood defence committeesFlood risk managementFlood control
Geographic Keywords: WalesLoughor to Taf catchment
Extent: n.p. [16]
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