Holding back the waters - woodland creation and flood mitigation

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2014 Policy paper 28
Holding back the water

How can trees and hedges help mitigate floods and aid water management? read our short guide to find out how...

Trees can provide a sustainable and low maintenance solution to lessening the risk of flooding as well as delivering other environmental and economic benefits. Case studies from Wales provide real life examples to illustrate how it works.