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.
The Ribble Life Partnership aims to engage people from local communities, farmers, public sector organisations and local businesses to help improve water quality at a local, catchment level.
Catchment Partnerships can increase their capacity and become more effective by focusing on how they interact with communities to motivate them to get involved – whether that be through raising awareness, providing volunteering opportunities or offering citizen science training. WaterLIFE pioneered a range of communication resources and initiatives.
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 […]
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.