Cascade environmental and water services

Cascade is a business practice of Ricardo Energy & Environment, offering a comprehensive range of specialist services within the environmental consultancy sector. These include:

environmental policy and regulation
Environmental Policy and Regulation

We interpret policy to generate practical guidance for both public and private sector user groups, from Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) of water resource and drought plans, through to environmental impact assessment (EIA) scoping. Read more...

 

Catchment Management and Ecosystem Services
Catchment Management and Ecosystem Services
We are market leaders in developing and implementing the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) to water management, while generating multiple Ecosystem Services benefits such as habitat creation and recreation. Read more...

Hydroecology
Hydroecology
We deliver a range of hydroecological services, from strategic thinking at the catchment and coastal cell scale, through to detailed site-specific analysis, through our specialist team. Read more...

Surveys Modelling and Assessment
Surveys, Modelling and Assessment
We focus on providing survey and analytical programmes that are scientifically designed and carefully scoped to be fit for purpose, so that the dataset obtained is robust and meets your objectives. Read more...

Planning and Development
Planning and Development
Ricardo Energy & Environment has a significant track record in environmental assessment at both the strategic and project level. Read more...

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Water Resource Management

Increasing demand for water combined with the effects of climate change is increasing the scarcity of water as a resource. Our expert technical consultants can help your organisation better manage its water resources and put strategies in place to improve your resource security. Read more...

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Water Demand Management

With the world population continuing to rise, changes in lifestyle and the impacts of climate change becoming more apparent, water supplies will become more scarce in places and difficult to manage. A combination of improved management strategies, technological solutions, and behaviour change is required to bring demand in line with changeable supply. Read more...

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Water and Climate Adaptation

A growing area of our work focuses on climate change adaptation strategy, including flood-risk estimates, impacts of drought (subsidence, water conflict, social impacts) and impacts on pollution control systems. To assess business resilience options for our clients, we also assess the risks of water restrictions in the supply chain, and how to respond to water scarcity and security of supply issues. This has included individual company assessments and analysis of climate risk preparedness for international cities. Read more...