Planning developments which help river restoration

A guide with case studies for planners, developers and architects showing the role development can play in river restoration.


Rivers by Design: Rethinking development and river restoration

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This guide is designed to show planners, architects and developers the crucial role that they can play in river restoration.

It provides practical advice and information to maximise the ecological, social and economic benefits of development by integrating water management into the planning and design of development.

The document explains the context and need for river restoration and provides guidance on planning projects to achieve sustainable development.

Published 1 June 2013