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River Dulais, Rhosmaen Llandeilo

Salix’s River Dulais project demonstrating the use of large woody debris (LWD) is now ten years old and has been is included in the manual of River Restoration Techniques.

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River Rhiw Bank Protection

Salix were awarded the contract and began works to carry out 300 metres of riverbank protection to protect this existing exposed high pressure gas pipe in March 2013.

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Living-Root-Wad-Revetment
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10th Anniversary River Dulais Project

Live Willow Root Wad Installation Tenth Anniversary of Salix’s Project on The River Dulais, Rhosmaen, Llandeilo. Salix’s River Dulais project demonstrating the use of large woody debris (LWD) is now…

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Rock rolls arrive in bundles with certified lifting straps
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Rock’n’Roll!

Rock Rolls are a robust, flexible and permanent revetment for use around reservoirs, shorelines, lake edges, streams and river banks. They are environmentally sensitive, cost-effective revetments that are suitable alternatives…

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Rescuing the River Rhiw
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Rescuing the River Rhiw

The River Rhiw, Mid Wales was the scene of some rapid intervention by Salix’s Specialist Contracting team lead by Technical Director,David Holland. Our client Wales and West Utilities were faced…

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Gloucester Business Park

A new warehouse complex required a large balancing pond to take surface runoff water. The pond had steep sides which required some form of ground stabilisation.

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Woodland-Coppice
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Preparing our own Woodland for Coppicing

Salix now have our own Willow coppice site in west Wales working with a community interest group, Pembroke 21c, that helps disadvantaged youngsters. Pembroke 21c also provides a hub for…

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Salix on BBC Countryfile
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BBC Countryfile and Salix on the River Wye

Salix on BBC Countryfile Last week saw  BBC TV’s Countryfile programme film Salix’s willow revetment techniques on the River Wye at Symonds Yat. Presenter Ellie Harrison, Salix’s Rhodri Henry and Richard…

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Solution

River Ebbw Bank Stabilisation

Salix worked with consulting geotechnical engineers to provide design and build proposals to stabilise over 800 metres of steep riverbank composed of highly erodible colliery shale.

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River Pipeline Crossing

Salix were invited to submit a bioengineering solution to solve an erosion issue at a pipeline crossing in West Wales. The solution used a combination of locally harvested willow and…

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Rock rolls provide an instant flexible solution to many scour problems
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Pre-filled Rock Roll

Rock Rolls are a robust and permanent revetment for use around reservoirs, shorelines, lake edges, streams and river banks. They are cost-effective revetments that are suitable alternatives to rock rip…

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Pre-filled Rock Roll Mattress in stock ready for delivery
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Pre-filled Rock Mattresses

Rock Mattresses are a robust and permanent revetment for use around reservoirs, shorelines, lake edges, streams and river banks. They are cost-effective revetments that are suitable alternatives to rock rip…

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Live Willow Revetments
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Live Willow Revetments

Living willow has been used as a method of controlling riverbank erosion for centuries. Salix employ traditional techniques and more modern approaches based upon the site specific erosion process.

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Brushwood Faggots
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Brushwood faggot/fascine

Salix produce a range of brushwood faggots (fascines) for use in rivers, canals and lakes. We use brushwood from sustainable sources and can supply various timber types including Ash, Hazel…

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