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Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones
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Sussex Wetland Conference: Matt Jones

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Farming Floodplain for the Future

Farming Floodplain for the Future

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  • 1. FARMINGFLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE Matt Jones FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 2. FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE• Partnership Project – Bringing together • Sow & Penk Drainage Board • Staffordshire Wildlife Trust • Environment Agency • Natural England • FWAG • Staffordshire County Council• Hosted by : Staffordshire Wildlife Trust• Funded by : Defra – Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Innovation Fund FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 3. Key Aim To determine whether the farmed landscape can be viably managed in ways that effectively reduce flood risk downstream, while at the same time enhancing the natural environment.• National pilot project• Looking at the practicalities of implementing solutions on the ground• To inform future policy direction FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 4. The Sow & Penk Catchments FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 5. Taking a Catchment Approach FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 6. Key Tributaries 20 18 Saredon 16 Whiston 14 12Flow - m 3/s 10 Doxey Meece 8 6 4 2 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Time - hrs FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 7. Establishing a ‘Target’ FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 8. Findings – Landowner Engagement FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 9. Findings - Techniques FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 10. Findings - Techniques FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 11. Findings - Techniques FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 12. Findings - Techniques FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 13. Findings – Potential Cost EffectivenessCOST :- 436,000m3 @ £2.41/m3 = £1,051,000BENEFIT :- 314 houses @ £20,000 = £6,280,000COST / BENEFIT RATIO = 6 : 1 FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 14. Findings - Issues FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 15. Key ConsiderationsWhere & What? - Project Targeting FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 16. Key ConsiderationsHow? – Project Management FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 17. Key ConsiderationsWho? – Engaging Landowners FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 18. Then Deliver….. FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE
  • 19. FOR MORE INFORMATION…..www.staffs-wildlife.org.ukMatt JonesWetlands OfficerStaffordshire Wildlife TrustTel : 01889 880142Mob : 07970 062320E-mail : m.jones@staffs-wildlife.org.uk FARMING FLOODPLAINS for the FUTURE

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