Flood defence plans to be drawn up

Daily Echo: Flood defence plans to be drawn up Flood defence plans to be drawn up

PLANS to battle coastal flooding in Southampton are being drawn up for a meeting tomorrow.

The Institution of Civil Engineers is organising the event in Basingstoke from 5.30pm to 9.30pm.

In June 2010, Southampton City Council commissioned civil engineering firm URS to undertake a coastal flooding risk management strategy for the city.

It addresses the increasing tidal risk threatening the city over the coming century and recommends a range of options.

Coastal engineer Jon Short is the lead speaker at the meeting.

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5:38am Wed 19 Sep 12

stay local says...

Don't panic just as in football Portsmouth are much lower, on some flood maps a rise in sea level of 1.5 mts will send most or our fishy friends back to the sea.
Don't panic just as in football Portsmouth are much lower, on some flood maps a rise in sea level of 1.5 mts will send most or our fishy friends back to the sea. stay local

9:28am Wed 19 Sep 12

G0Rf says...

Why is the event taking place in Basingstoke?
Why is the event taking place in Basingstoke? G0Rf

10:06am Wed 19 Sep 12

mtdiablo says...

Just in case...
Just in case... mtdiablo

10:24am Wed 19 Sep 12

Maine Lobster says...

Shouldn't this be done by the Environment Agency?
Shouldn't this be done by the Environment Agency? Maine Lobster

11:10am Wed 19 Sep 12

ToastyTea says...

stay local wrote:
Don't panic just as in football Portsmouth are much lower, on some flood maps a rise in sea level of 1.5 mts will send most or our fishy friends back to the sea.
That really would be a dream if their vile toilet town was washed out.
[quote][p][bold]stay local[/bold] wrote: Don't panic just as in football Portsmouth are much lower, on some flood maps a rise in sea level of 1.5 mts will send most or our fishy friends back to the sea.[/p][/quote]That really would be a dream if their vile toilet town was washed out. ToastyTea

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