Walham Substation during the great River Severn floods of 2007 from the air
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dramatic aerial photograph of the Walham Substation , Gloucester, taken during the great floods of 2007 while the emergency services fight to save the substation with a temporary flood barrier. The fight has been called "The Battle for Walham" and involved the fire brigade, Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and the Environment Agency in a combined effort to prevent the site being flooded. The water came within 5cm of overtopping the flood barrier but in the end the efforts were successful. The battle attracted national TV and press coverage and in the bottom of the photograph a group of men in yellow are bieng photographed by a photographer
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