Advice and suggestions for how to carry out this item
The following section gives advice on carrying out this item successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this item.
Where to use this item
Use this item on ditches that have become silted up through neglect and have channels that need to be cleaned and banks that need to be reprofiled. Using this item will create a more varied habitat for wildlife.
This item can also be used to prevent the degradation of historic environment features and waterlogged archaeological deposits by helping to support high water levels.
Re-profiling ditches, dykes and rhines
The profile of restored ditches, dykes and rhines should reflect the character of existing features in the local area.