Case study:QUERCUS Dee

From RESTORE
Jump to: navigation, search
0.00
(0 votes)


To discuss or comment on this case study, please use the discussion page.


Location: 53° 11' 13", -2° 53' 17"
Edit location
Loading map...
Left click to look around in the map, and use the wheel of your mouse to zoom in and out.


Project overview

Edit project overview
Status Complete
Project web site http://www.quercus-project.eu/index.asp
Themes Economic aspects, Social benefits, Urban
Country England
Main contact forename Mike
Main contact surname O'Kell
Main contact user ID
Contact organisation Chester City Council
Contact organisation web site http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/
Partner organisations London Borough of Lewisham, United Kingdom, Gemeente S-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
This is a parent project
encompassing the following
projects
Castle Drive Improvements, Spring 2008

Project summary

Edit project overview to modify the project summary.


The aims of the project Quercus are common for every case. Vision of the project, was to reduce crime and fear of crime in order to increase use and enjoyment of the river and its surroundings. River Dee project contains several changes in riversides of the river in Chester. The main areas of the project are Flintshire Riverside Path Access Improvements, Roodee Access Improvements, Castle Drive Improvements, Grosvenor Park and Meadows Access Improvements.

Monitoring surveys and results

This case study hasn’t got any Monitoring survey and results, you can add some by editing the project overview.

Lessons learnt

This case study hasn’t got any lessons learnt, you can add some by editing the project overview.


Image gallery


Castle Drive Improvements, Spring 2008
ShowHideAdditionalImage.png


Catchment and subcatchment

Catchment

River basin district Dee
River basin Middle Dee

Subcatchment

River name Dee - Chester Weir to Ceiriog
Area category 1000 - 10000 km²
Area (km2)
Maximum altitude category 100 - 200 m
Maximum altitude (m) 136
136 m
0.136 km
13,600 cm
Dominant geology Calcareous
Ecoregion Great Britain
Dominant land cover Improved grassland
Waterbody ID GB111067057080



Other case studies in this subcatchment: River Dee


Site

Name
WFD water body codes GB111067057080
WFD (national) typology
WFD water body name Dee - Chester Weir to Ceiriog
Pre-project morphology
Reference morphology
Desired post project morphology
Heavily modified water body No
National/international site designation
Local/regional site designations
Protected species present No
Invasive species present No
Species of interest
Dominant hydrology
Dominant substrate
River corridor land use
Average bankfull channel width category
Average bankfull channel width (m)
Average bankfull channel depth category
Average bankfull channel depth (m)
Mean discharge category
Mean annual discharge (m3/s)
Average channel gradient category
Average channel gradient
Average unit stream power (W/m2)


Project background

Reach length directly affected (m)
Project started 2006/06/01
Works started
Works completed
Project completed 2008/03/01
Total cost category
Total cost (k€)
Benefit to cost ratio
Funding sources

Cost for project phases

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



Reasons for river restoration

Mitigation of a pressure
Hydromorphology
Biology
Physico-chemical
Other reasons for the project Improving public access, Improving open space


Measures

Structural measures
Bank/bed modifications
Floodplain / River corridor
Planform / Channel pattern
Other
Non-structural measures
Management interventions
Social measures (incl. engagement) Recreation, Improved public access, Riverside walkway, Recreation, Public green area
Other


Monitoring

Hydromorphological quality elements

Element When monitored Type of monitoring Control site used Result
Before measures After measures Qualitative Quantitative

Biological quality elements

Element When monitored Type of monitoring Control site used Result
Before measures After measures Qualitative Quantitative

Physico-chemical quality elements

Element When monitored Type of monitoring Control site used Result
Before measures After measures Qualitative Quantitative

Any other monitoring, e.g. social, economic

Element When monitored Type of monitoring Control site used Result
Before measures After measures Qualitative Quantitative


Monitoring documents



Additional documents and videos


Additional links and references

Link Description
http://www.quercus-project.org.uk/documents/toolkit/Toolkit 1 Laymans Report March 2009.pdf Quercus project final report, March 2009

Supplementary Information

Edit Supplementary Information