Tag Archives: WFD

The geomorphic impact of sluice or weir removal

What happens to a river when you remove a weir or a sluice? Continue reading

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All rivers flow to the sea

Trev Bond feeds back following the Coastal Futures conference Continue reading

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What is the Water Framework Directive?

What is the Water Framework Directive? Despite being around for over 10 years many people are still struggling to get to grips with this important piece of legislation. Trevor Bond gives us the low-down. Continue reading

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River restoration: Part 2 – What you shouldn’t do

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
We’ve seen what you should do in terms of river restoration in our last post. Now, what shouldn’t you do? What are the things that cause river restoration schemes to fail?…

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River restoration: Part 1 – What you should do

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
River restoration was recently described to me as being more of an art than a science. Well, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that it is a somewhat subjective practice. That isn’t to say we…

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