To access this Channel, please visit the Brazil Flood Relief Channel.
The Ibero-American Science & Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC) is asking all its members and associates to communicate via the Brazil Flood Relief Channel to coordinate relief efforts for the devastating floods taking place in Brazil.
Detailed designs for a pounds 250,000 scheme to reduce the risk, including the re-alignment of the Ormesby Beck at Kentmere Road and improvements to the flood relief channel
, have been drawn up.
The route will use existing riverside paths, as well as a new path along the flood relief channel
near Thornhill Road.
The first phase of Exeter s Au30 million flood defence scheme will begin next month with improvements to the main flood relief channel.
Phase 1 will include deepening the existing flood relief channel, lowering the spill weir at the top of Trew s flood relief channel and removing a check weir at the bottom of the channel.
Large dumper trucks will be used to remove excavated material from the flood relief channel.
Other improvements include the construction of a meandering stream through the centre of the flood relief channel, construction of fish passes on Trew s weir plus a low level pedestrian access across the middle of the flood relief channel.
The Dewsbury Flood Relief Channel
(further down the river) is expected to flood.
The existing flood relief channel has been improved so that it can cope with more water during a flood.
The second phase will also involve installing a penstock in the flood relief channel.
Yet the town was threatened by the dangerously high level of the river just before Christmas resulting in the need to build an emergency flood relief channel