Latest News

Job Opportunities at Atkins

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Atkins are now seeking to expand their team of fluvial geomorphologists and catchment scientists. They have several openings available. If you are looking to deliver interesting and ground breaking significant projects, influence environmental outcomes at the project level and beyond, and work within a strong culture of wellbeing, innovation and inclusivity, this is the place for you.

New Zealand beats Australia to win Australasia Riverprize

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Whangawehi Stream (New Zealand) won this year's Bert and Vera Thiess Australasia Riverprize.

Under a community-led catchment management plan, the Whangawehi Catchment Management Group has been helping farmers manage pests and revegetate the river margins, resulting in the establishment of 160,000 native trees, 60ha of riparian margins and the retirement of a 10ha of native bush block.

frog environmental silt control measures

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
frog environmnetal silt control measures take suspended soilds from >2000 mg/l down to 12 mg/l downstream of in channel work and boost oxygen levels in the water

Preventing pollution whilst working in rivers is a serious challenge for all contractors who work in and around water.

Working on the bed or banks of a river whether installing bank protection, de-shoaling or creating a river crossing can result in high levels of suspended solids being passed downstream.

'Nature' prescriptions improve wellbeing

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Programme of 'river remedies' led to increased wellbeing among vulnerable adults and teenagers.

Nature-based sustainable prescribing could result in savings for the NHS and improved water quality for all, a new study has found.

The project was delivered by environmental consultancy Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, with support from South Gloucestershire Council and Bristol Avon Rivers Trust, and funded by the Environment Agency.