The Challenges and Choices consultation begins on 24 October 2019 until 24 April 2020. It will help shape the Strategic plan for England’s waters (river basin management plans). The consultation will ask the public, partners and stakeholders their views on improving the water environment. Use this page to find useful resources to help shape conversations about the consultation.
The Desktop CaBA GIS Data Package is a set of over 150 data layers, which is provided to CaBA Catchment Hosts under a license negotiated centrally with the data providers. Version 5 is a complete refresh of all the preceding versions and has some great new data in it too.
Flood ResilienceWater QualityClimate ChangeEstuaries & CoastsRiver Restoration & WildlifeWater StewardshipUrban Water ManagementVolunteers & Citizen ScienceUsing Data & EvidenceRural Land ManagementNatural CapitalTechnical Support & TrainingWater Resources
The CaBA Biodiversity Pack focusses on the potential to restore natural processes, and the benefits this can have. It encourages practitioners to look to the restoration of natural ecosystem function when planning and delivering catchment projects, in order to make sustainable contributions to WFD and Biodiversity 2020 targets.
Farmscoper is a decision support tool developed by ADAS, that can be used to assess diffuse agricultural pollutant loads on a farm and quantify the impacts of farm mitigation methods on these pollutants.
Keeping Rivers Cool was a four year (2012-2016) Environment Agency led climate change adaptation project, which focused on using trees to keep rivers cool.
The Sustainable Catchment Management Programme (SCaMP) aims to apply an integrated approach to catchment management across all of the 56,385 hectares of land United Utilities own in the North West, which they hold to protect the quality of water entering the reservoirs.