Elmsolutions can advise and implement River restoration and wetland projects regardless of there size. We offer management strategies for rivers, wetlands, ponds and marginal aquatic and terrestrial habitats.  



Re-naturalisation of rivers and river catchments. Many of our rivers have been altered for developments or to free up land, ELMSolutions can advise and implement management approaches to rivers to improve their quality, flood alleviation and water capacity and habitat quality for wildlife and people. The solutions we offer on a local or catchment wide project include;


  • Rivers re-naturalisation - Narrowing, feature creation including riffles, bars, berms and Meanders. Habitat creation fish pools. 

  • Re-profiling, bank modification and re-naturalisation  

  • Wetland habitat creation - Marginal areas around rivers as part of habitat enhancement works and flood alleviation solutions.

  • Re-vegetating - Coir installation, hydro-seeding and Conventional seeding. 

  • Surveys of river systems 

Wetland and Pond Creation and management 

ELMSolutions can advice and implement wetland and Pond habitat creation schemes, Using in house ecologists and experience in Conservation, civil engineering and environmental sectors we can offer a solution that fits your requirements. Ranging from ecological mitigation, landscape and catchment wide flood alleviation, habitat enhancement and sustainable urban drainage solutions. 

  • Pond creation for small or large habitat enhancement works. Domestic and commercial level pond design and creation. 

  • Reedbed creation and maintenance. 

  • Wetland scrapes, pond creation and maintenance.