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.
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A case study: Water Sensitive Farming (WSF) is an initiative that delivers benefits for water resources, as well as for the wider environment, farm businesses and supply chains.
A case study on how Action for the River Kennet (ARK) and Thames Water are working together to show people the value of water, working with around 90 schools and groups and reaching almost 9,000 children.
Three animations by The Rivers Trust to visually introduce natural capital and ecosystem services in three films. The first introduces the subjects, the second provides context for soil and land management, and the third film has been created to provide context for investment decisions.
Norfolk Rivers Trust have created an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million litres of water a day to help improve the quality of water that is returned to the River Ingol, one of Norfolk’s precious chalk streams.
Upstream thinking is an initiative which looks at how land is managed to protect our rivers. By working with landowners, we can make changes to how land is managed to keep unwanted things out of rivers.
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.
This guide has best practice recommendations and learning based on delivery of a number of different NFM techniques including offline and online flow storage, methods to intercept fast flow pathways, large woody debris, riparian zone management and habitat creation.