UK River Prize



2019 UK River Prize

Applications open

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2019 Partners
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In 2014 the Inaugural England River Prize was awarded at the River Restoration Centre's (RRC's) Annual Network Conference. After the success of 2014, the prize was expanded to include Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, under the new name of the UK River Prize.

Each year the winner receives the Nigel Holmes Trophy (right). Named after a friend and colleague who did so much for restoration, the award looks to inspire and celebrate innovation and best practice in river restoration and catchment management.


Previous Winners and Runners up
UK River Prize 2018 UK River Prize 2017
Hills to Levels, Somerset River Avon Restoration Project
UK River Prize 2016 UK River Prize 2015
Rivers Eden, Derwent and Kent River Tweed
You can find out about all of the Winners and Runners Up here >>

2018 River Champions

Following on from the success of the 2017 River Champions, RRC once again opened applications seeking to recognise the hard work and effort of individuals dedicating their time outside of their day-to-day roles to help improve local rivers for wildlife and people.

Find out more about the 2018 River Champions!