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Ferry Meadows

Ferry Meadows

Lake banks had been washed and eroded leaving boulder stones with little vegetation or habitat. Pre-established coir pallets grown in the Water-Lines Nursery were installed with grazing protection.

Alkborough Tidal Defence Scheme

Alkborough Tidal Defence Scheme

The Environment Agency had determined that there were flood defence benefits by the creation of a flood storage area at Alkborough, N. Lincs to allow water from the tidal River Trent and Humber Estuary to flood onto the Flats during extreme events, thereby reducing tidal levels in the river and estuary.

Welney Wash

Welney Wash

Welney Wash, the United Kingdoms largest man-made flood storage area, was originally constructed by the Dutch engineer Sir Cornelius Vermuyden during the 1630s.