Why is it that we haven't chosen a sensible approach to flood prevention?

Paul Stephen Benneworth

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Abstract

It was fantastic to be back home this Christmas for an extended break with my nearest and dearest. The terrible weather was a great opportunity to enjoy the festive atmosphere and catch up with friends new and old. But festivities were overshadowed by the terrible flooding which spread from Cumbria into Lancashire, Yorkshire and Northumberland. Keswick is our long-standing summer holiday destination and we were shocked as the Derwent repeatedly burst its river defences....
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNewcastle
PublisherChronicleLive
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • METIS-316183
  • IR-99751

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