TL5458 : Gauging station on New Cut

near to Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Gauging station on New Cut
Gauging station on New Cut
As opposed to New Cut (drain): TL5257 : Fulbourn Gauging Station N.G.R. TL 528570. These stations allow the Environment Agency to measure the flow in the rivers and assess flood risks or water shortages. They work by measuring the height of the water above a weir, which together with the width of the weir and a bit of fluid mechanics, gives the volume flow rate.
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2008
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Geograph (Fourth Visitor for TL5458)
Date Taken
Saturday, 15 November, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 November, 2008
Category
Weir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 548 582 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.0491N 0:15.8840E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 549 582
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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