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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

The Engineering with Nature initiative will launch a new book "Engineering With Nature: An Atlas, Volume 2". The book will showcase 62 international projects that demonstrate the concept of...
The Engineering with Nature initiative (led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) has developed a series of podcasts. The podcasts explore topics such as innovation, collaboration and...
A report investigating multifunctional buffer zones has been published by the Environment Agency. The report "3D buffer strips: designed to deliver more for the environment" was developed by...

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.

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