This briefing note and StoryMap summarise the situation and contain ideas, case studies, contacts and links to further information, to help start or support restoration of some of our most cherished yet threatened freshwater habitats.
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.
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.
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.
The Environment Agency has identified 40 projects in the Environment Agency’s Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk
Management current investment programme that include NFM measures as part of their solution.
The Environment Agency has surveyed project managers and practitioners to learn more about NFM, to have more confidence in it, and be able to use it as one of
the tools to reduce flood risk.
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.