Beginner's guide to canal restoration

The documents below are a great starting point for any group interested in beginning a restoration project. These are best read as background information, pre-project planning, and referred to throughout the project.

Lapal Canal Restoring a canal is an exciting project but it involves a lot of planning

Planning for the restoration or construction of a new waterway is complex. The process takes many years, involving many people and organisations. There are core tasks of feasibility, design and construction that need to be completed within any waterway restoration project.

Last date edited: 12 November 2020