SE0052 : New flood defence works - Skipton

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New flood defence works - Skipton
New flood defence works - Skipton
Flood defences for Skipton approaching completion. These flood defences were constructed in 2016 on Waller Hill Beck and are designed to reduce the risk of flooding in Skipton town centre where this beck and several others meet. This work forms a flood storage reservoir with a capacity of 162,000 cubic metres. The dam wall is 9.5m high and 105m long.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Sunday, 4 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Construction, Development  Water resources 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 009 522 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.9527N 1:59.2662W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0082 5222
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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