Welwick

Year Implemented

2006

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Humber Estuary (East Riding of Yorkshire)

Longitude

0.0095

Latitude

53.6472

Habitat(s) Created
  • Lagoon

  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

54 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

Project Description Summary

This involved a defence removal over 1,400m. As part of this scheme there was some reprofiling and two breaches through fronting saltmarsh

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • ABPmer, 2004. Record of Appropriate Assessment for a Managed Realignment Scheme at Welwick. ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd, Southampton. 30p.
  • Institute of Estuarine & Coastal Studies (IECS), 2008. Managed Realignment in the Humber Estuary, UK. HARBASINS Report
  • Pontee, N.I., Hull, S. C., and Moore, J.R., 2006. Banked realignment: a case study from the Humber Estuary, UK. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Engineering Sustainability 159(ES3), 99-108.


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