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Last week's storm along the east coast of England caused water levels of over five metres above normal.
As well as protecting people and property - and training David Beckham to drive a speedboat for the Olympics - the Marine Policing Unit at Wapping has another client base - the river's varied wildlife.
Amateur photographers took to the water to capture the river in all its glory for the chance to win a photo competition run as part of the recent Thames Festival.
Tackling the Thames Path has been classified as one of the world's great city adventures.
It has been placed second out of 10 city hikes behind Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in Lonely Planet's 1,000 Ultimate Adventures.
Stratford's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be linked up with the River Thames as part of a £240,000 project.
Cyclists and walkers will soon be able to travel from the two sites on dedicated routes along the River Lea after Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced financial support for the Fatwalk initiative.