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.
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.
Case study – Exploring how integrated upstream catchment management can reduce nutrient loading in an urban catchment, reducing the need for end-of-pipe solutions.
A case study project, which aimed to provide compelling evidence to persuade stakeholders that sustainable land management practices to reduce nitrate leaching from soils are enough to reverse groundwater and surface water quality deterioration.
This document brings together a number of easy-to-install monitoring measures that can be used to help
understand the effectiveness of field scale agricultural measures or Natural Flood Management schemes in catchments.
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.
Using Data & EvidenceRural Land ManagementVolunteers & Citizen ScienceNatural CapitalEstuaries & CoastsTechnical Support & TrainingWater ResourcesClimate ChangeRiver Restoration & WildlifeWater QualityWater StewardshipFlood ResilienceUrban Water Management
A case Study – A market-based approach using systems thinking to deliver multiple ecosystem improvements with benefits spanning water quality, flood management, resilience, development and population growth, and socio-economic impact.
A case study about how Norfolk Rivers Trust have implemented a total catchment partnership approach to achieve an improved rating for the River Stiffkey Catchment under the EU Water Framework Directive.
A case study about the grant programme run by Severn Trent as part of their ongoing commitment to protect the environment, biodiversity, soil and water, while supporting the productive sustainable use of these valuable resources.
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.