Statutory guidance

SR2015 No.36: installing and using site investigation boreholes and temporary trial pits within a main river floodplain for a period of up to 4 weeks

SR2015 number 36: installing and using site investigation boreholes and temporary trial pits within a main river floodplain for a period of up to 4 weeks.

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SR2015 No.36: Installing and using site investigation boreholes and temporary trial pits within a main river floodplain for a period of up to 4 weeks

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Generic Risk Assessment for SR2015 No.36: Installing and using site investigation boreholes and temporary trial pits within a main river floodplain for a period of up to 4 weeks

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When referred to in an environmental permit, these rules will allow the operator to install and use trial pits and boreholes within the flood plain, for a period of no more than 4 weeks.

These rules do not allow the making of boreholes or pits on or within 5 metres of the bank of a main river, culvert or remote defence, or within 8 metres of a flood defence or river control work.

Published 6 April 2016