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Postby Phill_dvsn » Wed 11 Aug, 2010 7:01 pm

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Postby Leodian » Wed 11 Aug, 2010 7:08 pm

Phill_dvsn wrote:



You can see the river doesn't need to rise much for the Meanwood beck culvert to breach really.    


I like that photo. Regular Smiley It also just goes to show what is there to be found in the 'hidden' parts of Leeds that are missed by most of us.
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Phill_dvsn
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Postby Phill_dvsn » Wed 11 Aug, 2010 7:09 pm

Now you see it.




You can see the river doesn't need to rise much for the Meanwood beck culvert to breach really.    




Now you don't!

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Postby Leodian » Wed 11 Aug, 2010 7:13 pm

That is some flood!
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Postby Phill_dvsn » Wed 11 Aug, 2010 7:16 pm

Leodian wrote:
That is some flood!

I guess that answers the question why the beck floods further upstream. It's ok putting it all underground, but it does put serious pressure on the becks weakest points in the open. Something has to give.    




Another comparison shot here.
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