Skip to main content

Vocabulary Term Details

River rehabilitation

Definition (

Stream restoration or river restoration, sometimes called river reclamation in the UK, describes a set of activities that help improve the environmental health of a river or stream. These activities aim to restore the natural state and functioning of the river system in support of biodiversity, recreation, flood management and landscape development. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
N/AEnvironmental planning
Environmental protection
Nature conservation

This term is used for the following terms: 
River reclamation
River restoration
Stream restoration

Approved Date

Items having a keyword or observed-property relationship to this subject term

Click here to give feedback on this term or suggest an update.