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Multiple benefits

multiple-benefits

The primary role of NFM is to attenuate flood peaks within catchments for flood risk management purposes. However, most NFM measures provide added benefits for the wider environment and this topic collates material surrounding these multiple benefits. This could include, for example, information on measures that have improved water quality, biodiversity, carbon targets cultural activity,  farm productivity,  low flows,  air quality and aesthetic quality, health and well-being.

Case Studies

News & Events

An open access book has recently been published addressing the issue of Nature-Based Flood Risk Management on Private Land. It is published by Springer and was edited by Thomas Hartmann,...
The 21st River Restoration Conference will be held in Harrogate on the 21st and 22nd April 2020. The theme of this year's conference is "River restoration: scaling-up our ambition".  The call...
Sniffer have announced the dates for Scotland’s Flood Risk Management Conference 2020. The event will take place in Glasgow on the 30th and 31st January 2020. The conference outline includes...

Literature

This report (published by CREW) provides a review and analysis of information on the passage by fish at wooden obstacles (woody placements), used for flood management, in Scotland.

Images

Videos

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