River Course Management

River management includes both hard and soft mechanisms to artificially control a river. Hard engineering management involves using artificial structures, such as dams and embankments. Soft engineering management is a more natural approach to manage flooding, such as floodplain zoning. (BBC n.d.)


BBC. n.d. “River Management.” BBC Bitesize. Accessed April 16, 2021. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zg4tfrd/revision/3.

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