Case study:Petersham Meadows

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Location: 51° 26' 59", -0° 18' 11"
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Project overview

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Status Planned
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Themes Flood risk management, Habitat and biodiversity
Country England
Main contact forename Joanna
Main contact surname Heisse
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Contact organisation Environment Agency
Contact organisation web site http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
Partner organisations Thames Landscape Strategy, National Trust
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Digging of wader scrapes as part of land raising to ensure dry route during high tides.
Early preparation stage (August 2010 LRAP update)

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Catchment and subcatchment

Subcatchment:Thames (London) Other case studies in this subcatchment: Bullhead Dock and Bellamy’s Wharf - Rotherhithe


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Reasons for river restoration

Mitigation of a pressure
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