RRC Guidance

Manual of River Restoration Techniques

  Practical Guidance for Monitoring


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10 Tips to Deliver a Restoration Project

  Introductory Factsheets

This short guide outlines 10 tips that are essential to ensuring successful project outcomes. From developing clear objectives to cost estimations and project design, this two page document gives clear and concise advice on all stages of a restoration project.


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Citizen River Habitat Survey (cRHS)  

Science Digests


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 External Guidance

Citizen Science and Volunteer Monitoring Resource Pack

  Channel Management Handbook   Rivers by Design
This guide was produced by The Rivers Trust with assistance from the Defra CPAF Fund and EU LIFE as part of the WaterLIFE project. It seeks to share the experience gained by many of the partnerships by signposting useful guidance, tools, equipment and case studies. View The Channel Management Handbook is a strategic, high-level guide that provides channel managers with the understanding they need to make informed channel management decisions. View

Urban planning and development has a big impact on our river systems.  At the early planning stages the river can often be viewed negatively as a constraint. This guide sets out how best to integrate river restoration with urban development, and the benefit this provides to local communities. View

Publications Library Links French River Restoration

At the RRC we have a wide range of publications that we can make available to our members. View

There are many other sites on the web that provide information on restoration projects, tools and initiatives. We have an up to date list of relevant websites here.

These 6 French examples provide case studies on weir removal in several locations across France. View here