Waterways are extremely important for the environment – but developing contaminated land by waterways can compromise their role.
Waterways across the world have long been a source of employment, particularly in heavy industries, such as shipbuilding or warehousing.
Over the years, canals and rivers including the Thames, the Lagan and the Mersey have been transformed. As heavy industry has moved out, housing and leisure projects have moved in.
But waterways’ …