River Itchen

The River Itchen Flood Alleviation Scheme (RIFAS) seeks to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to the west bank of the River Itchen in Southampton.  The area is rich in maritime industries and businesses including metal recycling, aggregates wharves and boat yards. The project provides an exciting opportunity to identify design solutions that meet the Environment Agencies, cost and carbon targets, while finding solutions that work with the existing businesses.  The team are at the cutting edge of carbon accounting and mitigation at appraisal stage, seeking to monetise carbon benefits and carbon costs to gain a true understanding of the carbon impacts of flood risk management.

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