The Catchment Data & Evidence Forum 2021 was held online 4th & 5th October. Bringing together over 100 people throughout the two days it was an opportunity to share and learn about the latest developments in catchment monitoring, modelling, data sharing and analysis.
These tools aim to help increase participation and cooperation, resulting in more action. They have been created by the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management on behalf of the Interreg North Sea Region, WaterCoG project.
The Environment Agency and its partners are holding a number of Rethinking Water Citizens’ Juries to discuss the important question: How do you connect with water in your local environment, and what needs to be changed in the future to benefit people and wildlife?
Practical guidance for CaBA partners interested in designing and managing a water quality monitoring programme. Includes a summary of monitoring equipment, data analysis and visualisation ideas, sampling protocols and advice for FIO monitoring and guidance on planning your strategy, engaging volunteers and resourcing.
Case study – Exploring how integrated upstream catchment management can reduce nutrient loading in an urban catchment, reducing the need for end-of-pipe solutions.
Litter picks are a great way to bring a community together. They can also make a huge difference in your local environment, allowing nature to thrive. Some people find the idea of organising your own litter pick a bit daunting—but it doesn’t have to be!
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.
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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.
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.