Statutory guidance

SR2015 No.35: excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain

SR2015 number 35: excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain.

Documents

SR2015 No.35: Excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain

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Generic Risk Assessment for SR2015 No.35: Excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain

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Detail

When referred to in an environmental permit, these rules will allow the operator to create a wetland or pond within the floodplain of a main river provided that all excavated material is removed from the floodplain.

These rules do not allow excavation within 8 metres of a flood defence and within 16 metres from the river.