SC040015 - River Sediments and Habitats Phase 2

Theme:Sustainable Asset Management
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/08/2004
End date:06/07/2011
Keywords:
  • Water Resources,
  • Flood Defence,
  • Fisheries
Contractor:
  • HR Wallingford
Contact:

PROJECT SUMMARY

This project has improved our understanding of the interactions of sediments, habitats and conveyance over a five year period, through field trials and demonstrations. The results have provided information, guidance and and e-learning package which provide information on the self-regulatory nature of conveyance response, effective river management and new approaches to maintenance and channel design including adaptive management for flood control.