Pillmouth (Phases 1 & 2)

Year Implemented

2001

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Torridge (Devon)

Longitude

-4.1791

Latitude

50.9966

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

12.9 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This involved three breaches. As part of this scheme drainage ditches were included.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Blackwell, M.S.A., Hogan, D.V., Maltby, E., 2004. The short-term impact of managed realignment on soil environmental variables and hydrology. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 59, 687701.


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