At Water Environment, our team of specialist engineers and scientists have a broad range of expertise in environmental issues; from air quality to riverine ecology to environmental consenting. Please see below for further details of our environmental services.

Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)

An Environmental Impact Assessment aims to protect the environment by ensuring any likely significant effects are identified before planning permission for a proposed project is granted.... Read more

Air Quality Assessments

Undertaken for new developments at planning stage, Air Quality Assessments are required either as a result of a site being located in an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA), or for developments which may have a negative impact on existing air quality.... Read more

Water Framework Directive (WFD) Assessments

Any works which could affect the hydro-morphology, ecology or water quality of any classified waterbody requires an assessment under the WFD to demonstrate how any adverse impacts will be mitigated and where possible, the status of the waterbody enhanced in order to achieve the required good status targets.... Read more

Nutrient Neutrality Assessments

Achieving nutrient neutrality often requires mitigation as part of development, either in the form of onsite treatment of wastewater and surface water runoff, or by offsetting any increase in nutrient loading by converting land on- or offsite with woodlands or wetlands.... Read more

Water Resources Assessments

Water Environment can provide advice on the water resources of your site, from small scale developments to large engineering schemes.... Read more

Catchment Management Plans

At a strategic level, it is sometimes necessary to consider an entire catchment and to devise a strategy to manage the water resources, the river ecology, the proposed development and the flooding (including strategic flood risk assessments and water cycle strategies).... Read more

BREEAM Assessments

BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) is an environmental standard that rates the sustainability of buildings in the UK.... Read more

Environmental Permitting

The Environment Agency require you to have an environmental permit if you wish to do an activity that could... Read more