Welcome to Cain Bio-Engineering

Chalk Stream Restoration

Cain Bio-Engineering Ltd. is the UK’s premier provider of environmentally friendly engineering solutions for all types of aquatic erosion, river restoration and river management problems, with a proven track record for delivering award-winning river restoration projects.

Quality of design and installation ensures that we maximise positive benefits for freshwater and marginal species. Cain Bio-Engineering work to make rivers self-sustaining, improve water quality and increase the range of habitats.

Cain Bio-Engineering’s key skills include the provision of consultancy, survey, design, construction and maintenance services in the field of aquatic bio-engineering and light civils. Many of our most successful and cost effective projects are undertaken  on a design/construct basis.

We provide a range of river management and river engineering solutions to control bank erosion and have successfully delivered erosion protection in environmentally sensitive areas to protect roads, lakes, mills, bridges and other waterside structures.

Having been on the professional rivers circuit for 25 years, Cain Bio-Engineering are proud of our pioneering techniques and environmental heritage and continuously strive to be the best at what we do. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site.

Cain Bio-Engineering River Restoration Video

Cain Bio-Engineering founder Simon Cain takes a closer look at the East Chisenbury river restoration project.

Cain Bio-Engineering Awards

CIHT Sustainability Award

Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation

2012 Sustainability Award

Wild Trout Trust Conservation Award

The Wild Trout Trust

2011 Conservation Award – runner up

 Wild Trout Trust Conservation Award

The Wild Trout Trust

2010 Conservation Award – runner up

Wild Trout Trust Conservation Award

The Wild Trout Trust

2009 Conservation Award – runner up

 Wild Trout Trust Conservation Award

The Wild Trout Trust

2008 Conservation Award – runner up

Instiitution of Civil Engineers

Institution of Civil Engineers

Thomas Brassey Environment Award 2005

British Waterways

British Waterways Southern Region Waterway

Conservation Award 2001

 English Nature

English Nature

SSSI Award for Conservation 2000

Famous Grouse Wild Trout Conservation

The ‘Famous Grouse’ Award

Award for Wild Trout Conservation 1998