The WaterLIFE project, which ran from 2014 to 2017, sought to tackle some of the big issues hindering our rivers being classed as healthy, such as over-abstraction, pollution and unsustainable management. It did this by: Working with decision-makers to make sure the right conditions are in place nationally. Building capacity and expertise in five demonstration […]
Businesses – from farmers and manufacturers to suppliers and retailers – are exposed to the same water challenges as communities and ecosystems: too much or too little water, pollution, and certainty of supply.
The WaterLIFE project, which ran from 2014 to 2017, sought to tackle some of the big issues hindering our rivers being classed as healthy, such as over-abstraction, pollution and unsustainable management.
Case Study for the Tamar Citizen Science Investigations (CSI) project, aimed to encourage local interest groups, residents and communities to engage with their local river catchment and become actively involved in its environmental protection.
The Water Stewardship service will enable businesses to work effectively with the 108 catchment partnerships to implement on-the-ground activities that contribute to the sustainability of both the water environment and the businesses involved.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) provides public access to information held by public authorities. The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) are complementary, but are a separate piece of legislation to the FOIA and are used to access environmental information held by public authorities.
Invasive species such as Giant Hogweed, Japanese Knotweed and Himalayan Balsam, pose a serious threat to our natural heritage by out-competing native species. They can out-compete because the natural checks and balances (e.g. predation) which native species are subject to do not affect non-native species.