Terraqua Environmental Solutions supplied in early February 2015 a Floating Island Ecosystem designed to attract more birds to Canal & River Trust’s Fradley Junction Reservoir. Supported by Terraqua’s Chris Ansell the Island was installed by the local volunteers group. The work is part of a project to improve the wildlife habitat at the popular canal-side spot. Read more
In 2012 The Canal and River Trust were seeking a restoration solution for a vertical edged section of the Grand Union Canal. Permission to remove the edging or carry out in stream civil works had been declined due to the inherent flood risk and any reduction in the channels capacity.
Vertical hard edges are now common feature in waterway sections that flow through or near urban locations. As a solution CRT selected a series of Floating Edge Ecosystem modules on the basis of price and quality, as the best solution to provide bank protection and habitat to restore the river’s edge without obstructing flow or navigability. Read more