Walborough

Year Implemented

2004

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Axe (N Somerset)

Longitude

-2.9848

Latitude

51.3175

Habitat(s) Created
  • Lagoon

  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

  • Other Habitat (not specified)

Size

4.5 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Improve Flood Protection

  • Reduce Flood Protection Costs

  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

For this project two sections of gabion 'mattresses' were installed in the sea wall: Section A: 12m wide, 6m long, 0.3m high; Section B: 6m wide, 6m long, 0.3m high (invert levels at 6.1 & 6.4mOD (approx. .1/2.4mMHWN); water exchange volume: min. 9.3m3, max. 2,402m3; height of sea wall: 7.5mOD. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug.

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