Case studies

Below is a list of river restoration contracts undertaken by MNV Consulting in recent years:

Site River Client Contract Work undertaken
Aberuthven Ruthven Water

 

SEPA River bank protection using willow spiling and root wadding Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Aviemore River Spey

 

Spey Catchment Initiative River bank protection using willow spiling Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Scottish Borders River Bowmont

 

Tweed Forum Natural flood management designs Catchment surveys, detailed designs of work and specific sites, consultation with the community
Broomhill River Earn

 

SEPA River bank protection using willow spiling and root wadding Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Cafraemill Leader Water

 

 

Private landowner River bank protection using willow spiling and rock armour Design of the work;
Construction of the work.
Craik Borthwick Water

 

Tweed Forum Restoration of a meander Survey of the site;

Design of channel blocking and meander restoration;

Obtain consents for the work;

Construction of the work;

Post construction monitoring.

Dodavoe River Prossen

 

Private landowner River bank protection using root wadding Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Drumnadrochit Enrick Water

 

 

Glen Urquhart Land Use Partnership River bank protection using willow spiling Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Edinburgh Water of Leith

 

Edinburgh City Council River bank protection using willow spiling Design of the work;
Construction of the work.
Featherstone Castle River South Tyne

 

Northumberland County Council River bank protection using rock armour Currently doing the construction.
Glaisdale Glaisdale Beck

 

North Yorks National Park Design and construction of a rock ramp for easement of fish movement Currently doing the design works with construction planned for summer 2018.
Glenday Glenday Burn

 

WWF Scotland Restoration of a watercourse through a wetland Design of the work;
Construction of the work.
Kincraigie River Tay

 

Scottish Gas Network River bank protection using rock armour Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Madderty Madderty Burn

 

Private landowner Restoration of a canalised watercourse Design of the work;
Obtain consent for the work;
Construction of the work.
Prestwick Pow Burn

 

Glasgow Prestwick Airport River bank protection using log terraces and removal of fish migration barriers Currently designing the work and obtaining consents.

River South Tyne at Featherstone Castle, Northumberland

Construction of a 100m rock wall along the right bank of the river to protect a footbridge, public road and agricultural land. The work was completed in 5 weeks using 1700 tonnes of rock obtained from a local quarry. The river bank was re-profiled, geotextile installed down the river bank and the rock wall constructed.


River Prosen at Dodavoe

Construction of root wadding bank protection along an 80m length of river bank.

River Spey at Aviemore

Construction of 20m willow spiling