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Utilities

Specialist Consultants in the Aquatic Environment

Water Utilities

Meeting the environmental challenges faced by the water industry

Managing efficient water supplies whilst protecting the environment is a complex area.
Our team have in-depth knowledge of the regulatory frameworks that drive development in the water industry.

EXPERIENCE

REGULATION – COMPLIANCE – OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

The UK water sector works under a rapidly changing regulatory environment with a range of pressures, including adapting to climate change and population growth.
We have worked closely with most water companies throughout England and Wales undertaking ecological impact assessment (EcIA) and advising on best practice.
Key THA Aquatic personnel have authored publications and ‘best practice’ guidelines in the important area of fish screening and passage.

SERVICES

EXAMPLES OF WORK UNDERTAKEN BY THA AQUATIC

Thames Tideway Tunnel – Supporting Environmental Impact Assessments for new wastewater infrastructure with Fisheries & Aquatic Ecology Assessments


Severn Thames Transfer Scheme – Preparation of fisheries impact assessments to support investigations into new water supplies


Consulting on studies undertaken by water companies through the National Environment Programme


Creation of ‘Low Flow’ studies via investigations into the impacts of water abstractions on fisheries in rivers


Preparing assessments for new developments in line with the Water Framework Directive


Conducting options appraisals & feasibility assessments for new fish passes and alternative fish passage measures


Overseeing the design of fish rescues in river engineering schemes

If you want to find out more about our aquatic services, please get in touch now

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