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It’s time to stop flushing wipes to let our rivers run

It’s time to stop flushing wipes to let our rivers run

Posted by Jayne Mann

Nobody wants to walk along their local river and see wet wipes littering its banks or decorating its trees, yet for some local residents in the North West this is an unfortunate reality. Wet wipes flushed down the toilet don’t disintegrate like toilet paper. In heavy rainfall, they can leave…

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12 days of Christmas – Day 12: Introducing Mersey Rivers Trust

12 days of Christmas – Day 12: Introducing Mersey Rivers Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

Mersey Rivers Trust introduce the large range of issues within their catchments and their targeted approach to solving the pollution issues in their catchments. When did your Trust form?  The Mersey Rivers Trust formed from the merger of the Healthy Rivers Trust and the Mersey Basin Rivers Trust in June…

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12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 10: Introducing Norfolk Rivers Trust

12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 10: Introducing Norfolk Rivers Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

Ursula Juta, Education and Catchment Manager, introduces Norfolk Rivers Trust... When did your Trust form? We formed in 2011. How many people work at your Trust? We currently have 8 members of staff and just awaiting a new recruit for the farm advisor position. What are the main issues with Rivers…

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12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 9: Wye and Usk Foundation

12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 9: Wye and Usk Foundation

Posted by Jayne Mann

Simon Evans, CEO of  Wye and Usk Foundation explains main issues within the catchment and it's ambitions for 2019 When did your Trust form? 1996 (gaining charitable status in 1997). How many people work at your Trust? Currently 25, and we are expanding both the monitoring and farm advisor teams…

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