Lymington Estuary

Year Implemented

2009

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Lymington (Hampshire)

Longitude

-1.5399

Latitude

50.7652

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Reedbed

  • Saltmarsh

Size

21 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Climate Change (Sea Level Rise) Mitigation

  • Habitat Enhancement

Project Description Summary

This project involved the installation of a self-regulating tide-gauge to allow controlled amounts of water up-river on the larger tides.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Environment Agency, 2011. Self-regulating tide gate: a new design for habitat creation. Environment Agency, Bristol, 50p.


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