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What does the risk of drought mean for our rivers and wildlife?

What does the risk of drought mean for our rivers and wildlife?

Posted by Jayne Mann

The recent heatwave is posing a risk for our rivers and the wildlife they support. Figures published by Yorkshire Water show that daily water consumption has increased by an extra 200million litres, as people cool off in the summer heat. This, along with the low rainfall, has caused our rivers…

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Removal of Failing Dam Weir Commences in Egremont

Removal of Failing Dam Weir Commences in Egremont

Posted by Jayne Mann

Work starts today (6 July) to remove Ennerdale Mill Dam Weir on the River Ehen at Egremont after evidence found it is failing. Removal will allow upstream and downstream migration of fish, including Atlantic salmon, for the first time in more than 250 years. Once up and running, the weir…

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