BHA Consulting - Casestudy

Client: Norfolk Rivers Internal Drainage Board

Project: OCHRE CONTAMINATION STUDY AT SUTTON BROAD HAND MARSH SSSI

OCHRE CONTAMINATION STUDY AT SUTTON BROAD HAND MARSH SSSI

Project Description

Sutton Broad and Hand Marsh SSSI are being contaminated by ochre with the result that the SSSI is being degraded. The purpose of the study was to develop outcomes from previous studies and to formulate firm proposals for limiting ochre contamination of the SSSI.

Our Commission

BHA Consulting Ltd were commissioned by the Norfolk Rivers Internal Drainage Board to investigate options for reducing or eliminating ochre contamination of the SSSI. Options proposed included re-locating a drainage pumping station, reversing the flow in the main drain and altering the pump operating regime.

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