Case Studies

Bio engineered erosion protection on the River Rother, East Sussex

We carried out bank stabilisation works over a stretch of 800m for the Environment Agency on the ‘Udiam banks’ between Udiam Drain and the River Rother.

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Coppicing on the River Bewl, Kent

Working for Southern Water Services we carried out coppicing works on the banks of the River Bewl within the National Trust’s Scotney Castle Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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Low Cost Baffle Installation, River Lambourn SAC

We carried out a project to install low cost recycled plastic ‘baffles’ onto an Environment Agency gauging weir on the River Lambourn SSSI / SAC at Welford in Berkshire to improve fish passage.

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River Restoration on the River Nar, Norfolk

Working for the Norfolk Internal Drainage Board to restore four reaches of the River Nar in and around Castle Acre. The River Nar is in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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Electric Fishing Surveys

Our experienced fish survey team have delivered numerous electric fishing surveys across the UK in 2016.

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Lake Fish Surveys – Invasive Species Investigation

The project aim was to investigate the presence / absence of invasive fish species in a number of South West Water’s assets using a range of fisheries survey methods.

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River Bulbourne Restoration, Hertfordshire

Chalk Stream restoration project on the River Bulbourne near Hemel Hempstead, re-grading and enhancing 2km of this important chalk stream habitat in an urban setting.

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Anton Lakes Weir Repairs

This project for Test Valley Borough Council involved repairs to an existing concrete weir structure in between two online lakes, replacement of failing oak revetments and installation of soft engineering solutions.

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River Wensum Restoration Works Phase 2

This is year 2 of a 3 year scheme to restore 6km of the upper Wensum in Norfolk, we worked with designers Atkins to utilise a range of restoration techniques to counteract historic management of this important chalk river.

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River Ash Weir By-pass, Surrey

This project successfully opened up and restored a by-pass channel to navigate impoundment structures and online lake on the River Ash in Surrey.  This involved a range of techniques to increase fish passability and improve in stream habitat.

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