Natural Flood Management Documents
Sussex Flow Initiative is helping to build the evidence and increase our understanding of Natural Flood Management locally, nationally and even internationally.
Below are a number of documents produced on Natural Flood Management and their benefits:
- How re-wilding helps to reduce flooding - is a document produced by Rewildling Britain on repairing our broken ecosystems and the natural approach to flood management.
- Restoring washlands and species rich floodplain meadows - is one of a series of information leaflets by Sussex Wildlife Trust.
- Restoring Wood in Watercourses for Natural Flood Management - is a guidance document that Sussex Flow Initiative created on creating leaky dams.
- Fish Live in Trees Too - is a guidance document on the value of natural wood and leaky dams within rivers and streams.
- Natural Flood Management Handbook - has been created by SEPA on the practical deliver of Natural Flood Management measures,
- Benefits of trees in an Urban Environment - is a document by the Woodland Trust showing the value of urban trees for water quality and flood management.
- Benefits of trees to livestock - is a Woodland Trust document outlining the value of trees within a livestock farm system.
- Benefits of trees to arable farms - is Woodland Trust document outlining the value of trees within an arable farm system.
- Trees and Water - is a factsheet on the benefit of trees for water management.