R&D Publication W5B-023/HQP
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Statement of Use
This guide is for all parties who have an interest in the construction, operation andmaintenance, refurbishment or demolition of river weirs. Its aim is to make them awareof the wide range of issues that are relevant in planning and implementing such works,and by doing so, to ensure that mistakes are avoided and potential benefits aremaximised.
Weirs, Guidance, Best Practice, Safety, Recreation, Fisheries, Engineering, Environment
Mott MacDonald Ltd, Demeter House, Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2RS and University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9ABAuthors: C Rickard, R Day, J Purseglove
Defra / Environment Agency Project Manager
The Environment Agency’s Project Manager for Project W5B-023 was Andy Pepper,Engineering Theme Advisor Cover photograph - Pulteney Weir, Bath