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.
This guide is designed to assist landowners in the Shropshire area carry out small-scale maintenance work on watercourses running through their land.
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.
Estuaries & CoastsRiver Restoration & WildlifeRural Land ManagementTechnical Support & TrainingWater StewardshipWater ResourcesUrban Water ManagementNatural CapitalFlood ResilienceWater QualityUsing Data & EvidenceClimate ChangeVolunteers & Citizen Science
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.
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.
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.
This policy work was led by WWF and had a focus on chalk streams: the crystal-clear, havens for wildlife rivers characteristic of southern and eastern England.
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.