Carrières et Ballastières de Normandie – EUROVIA

Environment

UEPG Sustainable Development Awards 2016

Yville-sur-Seine gravel extraction area -

Objective

The alliance of environmental engineering and public works to recreate ecosystems.

Context

Since the end of the 1990s, the Yville-sur-Seine gravel extraction site is operated by Carrières et Ballastières de Normandie (CBN). The Yville-sur-Seine site is a rich ecosystem where the quarrying operations of the CNB have been taking place for the last 20 years.

Actions

Consultation with scientists, public stakeholders, local associations and specialised public work companies.

Recreation of the ecosystem through environmental engineering.

Result

Increase and recreation of biodiversity in the gravel extraction area. Higher population of life form inhabitants.

Partners

ECODIV laboratory.


France