SJ8092 : Flood Alleviation Channel, Sale Ees Flood Basin

taken 15 years ago, near to Ashton Upon Mersey, Trafford, Great Britain

Flood Alleviation Channel, Sale Ees Flood Basin
Flood Alleviation Channel, Sale Ees Flood Basin
To alleviate flooding in the Mersey Valley, the environment agency operates several flood basins. When water levels are two high, water from the river Mersey flows along this channel from a sluice west of the Jacksons Boat pub to flood open land at Sale water Park. When the flood risk has passed the water is returned to the river below the Bridgewater Canal.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 May, 2007
Category
Flood defence   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 805 926 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.7893N 2:17.6968W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 805 926
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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