Carbon reduction case study: Swinefleet
Construction carbon calculator case study showing carbon reduction.
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This highlights actions we’re taking to reduce our carbon footprint within the Environment Agency, including benefits and lessons learnt.
The Swinefleet project was an £11.9 million project where we raised and strengthened 1.1 km of embankment along the Humber Estuary. The flood defence was a steel sheet pile wall clad with European oak, rather than brick. Most of the work was undertaken from the river using barges and pontoons.