How can rivers be managed using hard engineering strategies?

In this lesson, we will learn about four types of hard engineering strategies that can be used to manage river flooding. We will also evaluate these strategies.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A hydrograph shows...

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Q2.Lag time is...

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Q3.The rising limb shows...

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Q4.A short lag time means...

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Q5.Impermeable soils and rocks do not allow...

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Q6.Deforestation reduces...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A hydrograph shows...

1/6

Q2.Lag time is...

2/6

Q3.The rising limb shows...

3/6

Q4.A short lag time means...

4/6

Q5.Impermeable soils and rocks do not allow...

5/6

Q6.Deforestation reduces...

6/6

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How can rivers be managed using hard engineering techniques?

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.Hard engineering means...

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Q2.A dam is...

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Q3.Kielder dam and reservoir...

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Q4.Channel straightening also involves...

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Q5.Embankments...

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Q6.The flood relief channels on the River Exe...

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How can rivers be managed using hard engineering techniques?

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.Hard engineering means...

1/6

Q2.A dam is...

2/6

Q3.Kielder dam and reservoir...

3/6

Q4.Channel straightening also involves...

4/6

Q5.Embankments...

5/6

Q6.The flood relief channels on the River Exe...

6/6

Lesson summary: How can rivers be managed using hard engineering strategies?

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