The Sustainable Catchment Management Programme (SCaMP) aims to apply an integrated approach to catchment management across all of the 56,385 hectares of land United Utilities own in the North West, which they hold to protect the quality of water entering the reservoirs.
Using effective engagement techniques, a community-based monitoring (citizen science) approach has been implemented within the rural 42km2 Haltwhistle Burn Catchment in Northumberland.
The Aquatic Management of Catchments for Health & Environment (AquaManche) Project aimed to deliver practical tools to improve prediction, mitigation and management of river, estuarine and coastal waters in the France (Channel) – England region using the innovative application of microbial source tracking (MST).
The Riverfly Partnership is a network of nearly 100 partner organisations, representing anglers, conservationists, entomologists, scientists, watercourse managers and relevant authorities, working together to: protect the water quality of our rivers; further the understanding of riverfly populations, and actively conserve riverfly habitats.
Bringing fish into the classroom is a fantastic, interactive method of getting children excited about nature as well as introducing them to the issues facing the natural environment. Several river and catchment groups are having great success with this approach and regularly set up aquariums in schools.
The River Wiki has been set up by the River Restoration Centre to consolidate river restoration case studies from all over Europe. Currently, there are 1072 case studies from 31 countries published on the website. Search through the case studies using a number of different variables depending on the type of project you are looking for. It […]
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.
Demonstration Test Catchments (DTC) is a UK government-funded project designed to provide robust evidence regarding how diffuse pollution from agriculture can be cost-effectively controlled to improve and maintain water quality in rural river catchment areas.
This citizen science project seeks to engage community groups, individuals, schools and riverside businesses along the tidal Thames from Teddington to the Thames Estuary. The project aims to raise awareness of the environmental issues that the river faces and enable people to provide pro-active support and involvement in improving the health of the tidal Thames. […]