Find out about eligibility and requirements for the construction of water penning structures item.
Up to 100% of actual costs.
Available for Higher Tier
Only on sites where it is not possible to use standard soil bunds or sluices to raise water levels. The item must be used in combination with one of the following options:
It will provide bespoke water penning or control structures to support raised water levels for restoring or creating habitats.
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them with the claim:
Before applying for this item applicants should contact the Environment Agency.
Applicants are will need to send the following with their application:
The detailed requirements for this item will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Higher Tier applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.
The following section gives advice on carrying out this item successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this item.
Fully dimensioned drawings and the specification itself will be required when applying for consent.
This item can be used for raising banks, installing gauge boards or tilting weirs.
See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
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