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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

A podacst released by America Adapats and sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund entitled, Flooding and Nature Based Solutions - the good, the bad and the ugly of flooding features interviews...
Soil and water bioengineering comprises a series of techniques involving the use of plants or cut plant material, alone or in combination with inert materials, as a construction element...
The Building with Nature (BwN) project (funded by EU Interreg) has produced a short video to explain the project. The Scottish Government, SEPA and Tweed Forum are partners on the project and...

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

Embedded thumbnail for Allt Lorgy, River Dulnain, Spey Catchment
Embedded thumbnail for Eddleston Water, Tweed Catchment