JBA demonstrates ‘River Restoration in Practice’ at the 2019 RRC Annual conference

We’re proud to be one of the sponsors of the 2019 River Restoration Centre (RRC) Annual Network Conference and River Prize. With this year’s theme of ‘River Restoration in Practice’, it is looking like it will be one of the most successful yet, with over 360 delegates and 24 sponsors booked to attend.

We believe in the benefits that a whole systems approach can bring to providing sustainable solutions for catchment and river management challenges, both now and in the future.

As an industry leader with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, we are giving four presentations over the two-day event:

Day Time Session Title Speaker
Tuesday 2:30 pm Session 2 Investigating channel sensitivity to morphological changes and impact on future flooding Natasha Todd-Burley and Rebecca Ing
Tuesday  3:40 pm Session 3 River Irwell: small streams, big WFD gains Kim Jennings
Wednesday 9:00 am Workshop A Land use change in response to climate change: outcomes for catchments from research for the Adaptation Sub Committee Rachelle Ngai
Wednesday 9:00 am Workshop C Assessing natural flood management opportunities and associated potential benefits in headwater catchment areas Steve Rose and Ryan Jennings

Click here to read the abstracts for each of the presentations mentioned above.

Previous interactive table demonstration
Previous interactive table demonstration

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Knowledge exchange

We are also giving live demonstrations on our stand throughout the conference using our interactive tabletop in partnership with Lancaster University Environment Centre. Join us during the breaks at the following times to ask our experts your questions and to learn more about the varied opportunities that we can help you with within catchment and river restoration.

Day Time Topic area Demonstrator
Tuesday 11.15 am Fisheries Ryan Jennings
Tuesday  1.00 pm Natural capital Rachelle Ngai
Tuesday  3.15 pm River restoration Carys Hutton
Wednesday 1.00 pm Natural Flood Management – Oughtershaw (Upper Wharfedale) Steve Rose and Ryan Jennings

Want to know more?

We hope to see you at the conference but if you can’t make it, we’d love to hear from you outside of the event.

Email Steve Maslen, Head of Environment, for more information on our attendance at the RRC conference or about any of the projects mentioned above. You can also find out more on our environmental services web pages – especially our Catchment and River Restoration page.

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