The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

July 2018

Publication type:

Case study



Natural flood management at Kiln Wood, 2018 report

This case study looked at natural flood management in Kiln Wood, Blackboys.

It aimed to establish the effectiveness of woody material in slowing and storing water in small headwater streams and floodplain areas.

The outcome was very positive, with multiple benefits identified for both people and wildlife. Kiln Wood is now being used as a demonstration site so the learnings can be passed on.

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