SX9093 : Exe flood relief channel in use

taken 4 years ago, near to Cowley, Devon, Great Britain

Exe flood relief channel in use
Exe flood relief channel in use
The gates of the flood relief are open during a period of high water on the River Exe at Exwick. The overflow can be seen cascading over the weir into the man made flood relief channel.

The small human watching the water gives some idea of the scale of the operation.
Exe Flood Relief Channel
Work started in 1965 on the construction of the Flood relief channel, it was completed in the 1970's, at a cost of 8 million. The channel is designed to take excess water out of the River Exe.
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SX9093, 109 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Exe 
Place (from Tags)
Exwick 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9094 9384 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:44.0342N 3:32.8061W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 90904 93784
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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