Case study:Lugton Water Fish Barrier Easement

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Location: 55° 39' 50", -4° 38' 57"
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Project overview

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Status Complete
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Themes Fisheries, Habitat and biodiversity
Country Scotland
Main contact forename Muir
Main contact surname Glendinning
Main contact user ID
Contact organisation Ayrshire Rivers Trust
Contact organisation web site http://www.ayrshireriverstrust.org
Partner organisations SEPA
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Site

Name Sevenacres
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Heavily modified water body No
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Protected species present No
Invasive species present No
Species of interest Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), Sea trout (Salmo trutta), Brown trout (Salmo trutta)
Dominant hydrology
Dominant substrate
River corridor land use Improved/semi-improved grassland/pasture, Broadleaf/mixed plantation
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Project background

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Project started 01/02/2015
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Total cost category 100 - 500 k€
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Funding sources Scottish Water Environment Fund (WEF)

Cost for project phases

Phase cost category cost exact (k€) Lead organisation Contact forename Contact surname
Investigation and design Royal HaskoningDHV
Stakeholder engagement and communication
Works and works supervision Royal HaskoningDHV
Post-project management and maintenance
Monitoring Ayrshire Rivers Trust



Reasons for river restoration

Mitigation of a pressure Impoundments (not hydropower), Barriers to fish migration
Hydromorphology
Biology Fish: Abundance
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Bank/bed modifications Weir modification
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