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New study shows that Natural Flood Management could reduce flooding

New study shows that Natural Flood Management could reduce flooding

Posted by Jayne Mann

A new modelling study, commissioned by The Rivers Trust, shows that extensive and appropriately located Natural Flood Management (NFM) could make a significant difference to flood flows which would compliment traditional engineering measures. We have been working with JBA Consulting, Lancaster University and United Utilities to investigate how extensive NFM…

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Launching our new website!

Launching our new website!

Posted by Jayne Mann

After a lot of work behind the scenes, we are proud to announce that we have launched our new Rivers Trust website and brand. With a new look and feel, we hope to gain a greater support for rivers trusts across the country - driving new funding streams and raising…

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Rivers Trusts expand across Ireland

Rivers Trusts expand across Ireland

Posted by Jayne Mann

We now have a total of 14 rivers trusts across the island of Ireland. In Northern Ireland, The Rivers Trust network stretches from the Lagan River in the east to Erne system in the west, with a total of 8 trusts across the country.  Two of these rivers trusts, the…

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We’ll be at Flood Expo 2017

We’ll be at Flood Expo 2017

Posted by Jayne Mann

Finding the flood protection and prevention solutions is no longer a choice. It’s a necessity. This year, we'll be exhibiting at the Flood Expo 2017, the largest event of its kind in the world that presents the vital defence measures to the widespread flooding problems that threaten to spiral further out…

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The North West takes the lead in improving water quality

The North West takes the lead in improving water quality

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Rivers Trust have joined the Environment Agency, United Utilities, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Natural England to lead the North West England in a ground-breaking project that will build capacity to protect and improve our North West water environment. Current estimates show that over 78% of rivers in North…

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