Newcastle NFM RAF Report

This report is a detailed study of a Natural Flood Management approach to flood management in rapidly responding catchments.

The evidence gathered suggests that a network of soft engineered structures, installed on farms, can reduce flood hazard in small rural catchments.

Potential Use of Runoff Attenuation Features in Small Rural Catchments for Flood Mitigation

June 2013


Paul Quinn, Greg O’Donnell, Alex Nicholson, Mark Wilkinson, Gareth Owen, Jennine Jonczyk, Nick Barber.

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences


Matt Hardwick and Granville Davies

Royal Haskoning