Stabilise and enhance 600 metres of mobile gravel bed river. David Holland undertook geomorphological surveys to assess bank erosion process and timescales. Restoration design and contracting also by David Holland. Design 80 large willow tree trunks and root balls as a replacement for the proposed blockstone revetments. Details on Salix website.
The River Cleddau in Pembrokeshire is a mobile gravel bed river and important spawning river. David was lead designer and contractor looking at bank erosion issues and implementing several innovate bioengineering solutions that control erosion and re-establish diverse bankside vegetation. All living materials used on 800 metres of bank were sourced from the Cleddau catchment. The project was an Environment Agency Wales demonstration project.