Catchment and process based geomorphological and ecological assessments to identify system pressures leading to WFD failure. Nature based opportunity identification at a catchment level to identify and prioritise future WFD related projects.
JBA were appointed to undertake a feasibility assessment for several weir removals in Hertfordshire. Matt was the project manager and lead Geomorphologist. Desk and site based assessments were undertaken, followed by stakeholder engagement, optioneering, hydraulic modelling and design development.
JBA were appointed to develop a river restoration design of an existing straightened river. A process based approach was taken to developing the detailed design, including extensive site and catchment walkovers, topographical surveying, modelling the sediment regime and stakeholder engagement.