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by Mandy Barrow
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Preventing Erosion

 

Willow TreeThere are several ways to help prevent river bank erosion.

Planting trees such as Willows on the river banks can help. Plant and tree roots hold the soil in position and prevent it from being washed away.

Embankments are built to prevent erosion and flood damage in the city.

Concrete bank

Concrete bank

Sand bags

Technique used to prevent bank erosion, can also benefit flood control. 

 

 
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