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Title: Upper Nene structures : Elton : detailed appraisal report
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: upper nene structures elton
The objectives of this project are to maintain statutory navigation level above the Elton lock, to provide adequate control structure capacity for a one in one year return period flood which will allow the practice of lock reversal to be discontinued. Also to investigate the provision of control structures as to increase the bankful capacity to a one in five year return period flood. The weirs and sluices at Elton are in need of refurbishment or replacement. The weirs and sluices have insufficient capacity to pass a one year return period flood. When large river flows occur the lock has to be reversed to prevent bank overtopping. This practice is undesirable from safety, structural and manpower considerations. Various solutions are discussed in this report.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: WeirsMaintenanceFlood controlFlood defence structuresFloodingRivers
Geographic Keywords: Nene (river)Nene catchment
Extent: 48
Total file downloads: 284

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