Case study:Habitat Enhancements, River Glaven at Wiveton, Norfolk
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- 1 Project overview
- 2 Image gallery
- 3 Catchment and subcatchment
- 4 Site
- 5 Project background
- 6 Reasons for river restoration
- 7 Measures
- 8 Monitoring
- 9 Additional documents and videos
- 10 Additional links and references
- 11 Supplementary Information
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|Themes||Habitat and biodiversity, Hydromorphology, Water quality|
|Main contact forename||Rory|
|Main contact surname||Sanderson|
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The River Glaven is a chalk stream in North Norfolk. The project is on stretch of the river that was made wider by dredging about four years ago. These works will help the river to recover its natural state, enhancing habitat and improving its ecological status.
Monitoring surveys and results
Enhanced habitat along approx. 70 meters of the river Next steps: To monitor the impact of these improvements to inform plans for further works along a much longer stretch.
The work was carried out by a joint NRT/RGFA work party which enabled sharing of expertise between the two parties.
Catchment and subcatchment
Cost for project phases
Reasons for river restoration
Hydromorphological quality elements
Biological quality elements
Physico-chemical quality elements
Additional documents and videos