Engineering Paddler Designs

Evans Weir - River Tavy

Whilst engineering works were being undertaken at a nearby weir EPD were contacted at short notice to examine if Evans weir could be improved for paddlesport activity.

EPD quickly assessed the hydrology of the site as well as understanding the hydraulics involved in the Evans weir complex. A small site survey was undertaken to determine head across the weirs and the suitability for modification to enable the use of RapidBlocs in stream at the weir to form a play feature.

A number of outline drawings were very quickly produced to allow quick consultation with the Environment Agency over the proposals.