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Source to Tap: Update

Source to Tap: Update

Posted by Emily Cooper

The Source to Tap project is exploring sustainable and cost-effective measures to reduce water quality pressures that impact the River Erne and River Derg cross-border catchments. We are working to secure safe drinking water sources, healthier rivers and lakes, ensuring compliance with the EU Water Framework Directive. We are hoping…

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How can river restoration combat climate change?

How can river restoration combat climate change?

Posted by Emily Cooper

We stand at a crossroads regarding the future of our planet. Our climate is changing; our ecosystems are suffering. If we want to slow the rate of climate change and protect the earth from further harm, we need to act. This International Day of Action for Rivers, we want to…

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International Women’s Day: women high up

International Women’s Day: women high up

Posted by Emily Cooper

In honour of International Women's Day, we have spoken to some of the amazing women from the Rivers Trust movement about their careers. Last time, we spoke to Ursula Juta: the Education & Catchment Manager from Norfolk Rivers Trust. While Ursula works primarily in the field, today's interviewee, Bella Davies,…

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International Women’s Day: women in the field

International Women’s Day: women in the field

Posted by Emily Cooper

We want to use International Women's Day to celebrate some of the fantastic women from across the Rivers Trust movement. Women play an integral role in the success of our local Trusts; they are the habitat creators, the truth seekers, the dam busters, the community connectors—they are our river defenders.…

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Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd

Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd

Posted by Jayne Mann

It’s been a fortnight that many will wish they could forget.  Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK on successive weekends and thousands of homes, businesses and cars were submerged in filthy flood water.  The impact on people affected must not be underestimated.  It’s an invasion of the home that…

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