Water Environment provide a full range of engineering services, related to the water and environmental sectors. Our chartered engineers have professional qualifications with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). Please see below for full details of our engineering services.

Flood Defence Design

Water Environment have extensive experience in the planning and design of Environment Agency-approved flood defences for riverside and coastal schemes. Our work has included some large, technically challenging schemes which are now built and providing protection from flooding to hundreds of homes.... Read more

Floodplain Compensation Strategies

For any loss in floodplain storage as a result of development or change in landscape, compensatory storage must be provided. We can provide the strategy and design for this floodplain compensation and we will agree this with the Environment Agency.... Read more

River Diversions

Occasionally it is necessary to alter the course of a river in order to accommodate a proposed development. We have experience of diverting all classifications of river from simple land drains, ordinary watercourses, critical ordinary watercourses and Environment Agency Main Rivers.... Read more

Riverbank Restoration

As part of a development, for erosion control or simply for landscaping or aesthetic reasons, it is sometimes necessary to restore a riverbank. Water Environment can provide the design, advice and all necessary consents to reinstate a natural channel.... Read more

Foul and Surface Water Drainage Strategies

Usually required for larger sites, we undertake design and negotiations with statutory undertakers in order to reach agreement on adoptable systems.... Read more

Development Appraisals

If you have development proposals for your site in the flood plain, we will provide you with an appraisal of your proposals and give you an indication of the chances of obtaining planning permission, and advice on how to improve your chances of a successful planning application.... Read more

Design Team Coordination

We have accumulated considerable experience working in diverse teams of professionals on a wide variety of projects, and we maintain close working relationships with land and building surveyors, landscape architects, ecologists, hydrogeologists, geo-environmental engineers, transportation planners, as well as noise and vibration experts.... Read more