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Flood Management

Basin management

Hard engineering

Overview of hard engineering techniques on The British Geographer Website

Case studies:


Three Gorges Dam – BBC Article / in-depth report

River Straightening Case Studies:

Mississippi River – BBC Class Clips

Channelisation Case Studies:

Case Studies:


Mississippi River – BBC Class Clips

Carlisle – Environmental Agency Overview / Flood Management Plan Options following the 2005 flood / p59/61 Oxford AQA AS Textbook

Soft engineering

Overview of soft engineering techniques on The British Geographer Website

Warning and forecasting

Case Studies / Further Reading

Flood Management at Carlisle in Cumbria (Oxford AQA Geography – p59-61 / Nelson Thorne – AQA Geography – p38-41)

Hard Engineering – River Yangtze – AQA Revision Book – Yangtze (Three Gorges Dam) – p18

Soft Engineering – Abingdon – AQA Revision Book – Abingdon (Three Gorges Dam) – p19

Managing the River Tees



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