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Outfall Safari Guide and Resource Pack

Guidance, technical manuals, templates and examples of how to setup and run an Outfall Safari to get local volunteers involved in surveying sources of urban pollution.

Volunteers & Citizen Science

Typical polluting outfall

Alfreton Brook Outfall Safari

Trent Rivers Trust, working in partnership with Severn Trent Water, The Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency engaged the local community in surveying the Alfreton Brook for sources of urban pollution using a methodology first developed by Zoological Society of London.

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About CaBA

The Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) is a community-led approach that engages people and groups from across society to help improve our precious water environments. CaBA Partnerships are now actively working in 100+ catchments across England and Wales.

Our Stats

Real partnerships with real world benefits. More than just numbers.

of partnerships have undertaken river restoration work

of partnerships have worked with farmers

projects have tackled barriers to fish migration

of partnerships work with citizen scientists and volunteers

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