Focus Area: Environmental Rehabilitation
In 2014, cbec was contracted by E-CO to undertake an options appraisal on a ~ 7 km reach of the River Hallingdalselva, nr. Gol, Norway. The study reach is impacted._.
cbec led a team to develop a prioritised catchment restoration plan on the River Naver, Sutherland. The primary objective of the project was, through reinstatement of natural geomorphic processes, to._.
cbec was contracted by The Wandle Trust in south London to restore a 1.5 km of an urban chalkstream, involving the removal/ modification of three weir structures and associated channel._.
SEPA Pilot Catchment Project – Options Appraisal and Outline Design – River Nith (Castlemains, New Cumnock)
cbec have developed detailed restoration designs for a reach of the River Nith at Castlemains, New Cumnock. This reach was prioritised for restoration in the first phase of SEPA’s pilot._.
cbec, in conjunction with frog environmental, were contracted by the Norfolk Rivers Trust to design restoration measures for the tidally-influenced end of a chalk stream in north Norfolk. cbec undertook._.
cbec was contracted to develop restoration measures for the wetland around Ellie Burn, Aberdeenshire, with the ultimate aim of assisting in the improvement of the current ‘moderate’ ecological status (as._.
cbec was contracted by Natural England to investigate opportunities available for restoration of the upper River Derwent and Stonethwaite Beck in Borrowdale, Cumbria. A desk-based literature review was followed._.
cbec applied a full ‘process restoration’ strategy on a tributary of the River Dulnain, with the aim of reinstating dynamic geomorphic and ecological processes. We identified the dominant constraints to._.
Aerial image of the Sunrise Side Channel (on right) taken in 2009, after construction. Velocity measurements taken at 1500 cfs, to evaluate compliance with design criteria This project included modification._.
Tidal Wetland Restoration Project Overview Network 2 and 3 Modeled Inundation cbec was contracted by SFCWA to develop the largest restoration project in the Lower Yolo Bypass in Yolo County,._.
Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP)- Identification and Prioritization of Potential Restoration Sites
Tuolumne River Sacramento River at Rio Vista cbec is currently assisting DWR (through a sub-contract with AECOM) to identify and prioritize potential restoration sites for the CVFPP. The project involves._.
cbec applied and refined a 2D hydrodynamic model using MIKE 21FM. The MIKE 21FM model developed by cbec encompasses a complex network of tidal channels (both natural and man-made) within._.