Little Stour (UK)

LITTLE STOUR

Little Stour

Beschrijving

LOCATION + COORDINATES

The Little Stour and Wingham catchment is in the North East of Kent (UK). The catchment forms part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is on the Chalk Aquifer of the North Downs. It is part of the East Kent Chalk area, which forms one groundwater catchment. The approximate central grid reference is TR235521. (Lat 51.225133, Long 1.2008105)

MEASURES

Restoration of infiltration capacity by

- converting high interception vegetation types with low interception vegetation (heathland restoration, grassland restoration)

- flow pathway attenuation features 

- promoting infiltration ponds/bunds

- soil health management

CATEGORY

Demonstration sites for infiltration restoration through forest conversion

Demonstration sites for infiltration restoration through the remediation of soil compaction

Timing

September 2018 - June 2022

Partners

South East Water (SEW)

Kent County Council (KCC)

South East Rivers Trust (SERT)

Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT)

Address

Little Stour
UK , België