Case study:Inspiring Water Action in the Torne (iWAIT)

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Location: 53° 30' 48", -1° 1' 2"
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Project overview

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Status Complete
Project web site http://www.therrc.co.uk/sites/default/files/projects/26_torne.pdf
Themes Flood risk management, Habitat and biodiversity, Social benefits, Water quality
Country England
Main contact forename David
Main contact surname Newborough
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Contact organisation Environment Agency
Contact organisation web site http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
Partner organisations Torne Catchment Partnership, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, Natural England, Local community groups
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The River Torne Catchment Partnership is a group of stakeholders working towards the revitalisation of the River Torne to the east of Doncaster in South Yorkshire (Map 1) for people and wildlife. The Inspiring Water Action in the Torne (iWAIT) project has multiple outcomes including the restoration of 46.5ha of wet woodland – a rare and threatened priority habitat (Photo 1), natural flood risk benefits, education and community engagement.

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Name Torne
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Project started 2016
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Total cost (k€) £131k
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Funding sources Local levy funding, Defra WFD funded, Environment Agency Grant in Aid

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Mitigation of a pressure Flood risk management
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