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Vocabulary Term Details

River rehabilitation

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stream_restoration)

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:
N/A

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

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

Approved Date
19-Nov-2013

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