Eco-Barrier Brief

The Brief describes the threat–Storm Tides–facing the Severn Estuary, and presents the outline of a Concept Study into one way of dealing with that threat. The solution, an ‘open' barrier, is intended to prevent tsunami-like storm tides/storm surges up the Bristol Channel from entering the Severn Estuary and damaging/destroying the unique ecosystem, inundating the surrounding land, damaging property, drowning populations, etc., etc. This so-called Eco-Barrier is designed to protect and conserve:  its introduction, construction and operation are designed to avoid disturbing the complex, balanced ecosystem that is the Severn Estuary. And it is designed to be affordable

..Eco-Barrier Brief


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