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European river managers delve into new knowledge management system

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news article by Brian McKenna of search data management

 

The UK Environment Agency is looking to a semantic-wiki-based knowledge management (KM) system to improve the flow of information about river restoration across Europe.

 

The open source system, supplied by Woking-based IT services company SFW, is in the midst of an agile development process in consultation with water managers, engineers and ecologists. The system is due to be completed in June and will belong to Restore, a partnership for river restoration in Europe comprising six fluvial organisations: the UK Environment Agency, River Restoration; Wetlands International and Dienst Landelijk Gebied in the Netherlands; the Finnish SYKE and Italian CIRF.

SFW to deliver interactive river restoration solution for the RESTORE partnership

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The RESTORE partnership has selected SFW to develop an interactive knowledge management system to compile and share information on at least 500 river restoration projects throughout Europe. The Wiki-style online information source will be used by European government agencies, engineers, ecologists, planners and other parties involved in restoring rivers. 

Planning permission sought for major new wildlife habitat on the Tees Estuary, UK

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A planning application to create important new habitat for birds on the Tees Estuary has been submitted to Hartlepool Borough Council by the Environment Agency.

 

The £2.3 million scheme to create 22 hectares of inter-tidal saltmarsh and mudflat at Greatham Creek will compensate for the loss of similar habitats across the Tees Estuary  - and also at Redcar - which will be lost over time due to rising sea levels.

 

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