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The Case for Using Green Infrastructure in River Engineering

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Green infrastructure can help protect river banks, reduce flow speeds, is often cheaper than conventional river engineering and provides multiple benefits, according to a new ebook from HR Wallingford.

Together, the ebook says, these are the critical success factors that river engineers can use to overcome the procedural and technical barriers preventing the use of GI approaches in river engineering schemes.

The Role of Natural Capital in Catchment Management

Monday, June 5, 2017

“This is an excerpt from a paper given by Donal Daly, manager of the Catchments Unit at the EPA, at a meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (Irish Chapter) in Tullamore in April 2017. It explores the role of natural capital in catchment management and outlines a framework for ‘catchment services’. The full paper can be downloaded here.

MSc Studentship Award Scheme 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The British Hydrological Society, JBS Trust and Environment Agency are delighted to announce that the MSc Studentship Award Scheme will be open for applications again in 2017. Now in its seventh year, the award scheme supports talented students wishing to pursue development of their academic experience and qualifications in hydrology and catchment management. Graduates of MSc courses play a vital part in the future management of the water environment.