Policy paper

Whittlesey Washes South Barrier Bank flood defence scheme

How the Whittlesey Washes flood storage reservoir in Peterborough helps to reduce the risk of flooding.

Applies to England


Whittlesey Washes Newsletter September 2014

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This document explains how the Whittlesey Washes flood storage reservoir plays an important part in helping to reduce the risk of flooding during combined high tides and river flows. It lies to the south of the River Nene, east of Peterborough.

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Published 1 January 2014
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