Upstream Management - Instream Structures

Article by Roxanna Stevenson 03 July 2017

Instream structures such as woody dams aim to slow the flow of the rivers channel by creating a permeable space allowing enough water through yet reducing the amount of water in the stream during high flows. The Stroud Rural Sustainable Drainage (RSuDS) project in Gloucester is one example of how upstream management techniques have been used to protect a community against future flood risk.

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