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New funding scheme to improve lakes and rivers in England

Thursday, March 22, 2018

A new £27 million scheme to improve the water environment across England has been jointly launched today by Defra, Natural England and the Environment Agency.

The Water Environment Grant scheme will provide £9 million each year over the next three years to applicants applying for funding to restore local eco-systems and deliver substantial benefits to people and the environment.

Job Opportunity: Aquatic Environmental Scientist at Atkins

Friday, March 9, 2018

Atkins is currently advertising a position for an Aquatic Environmental Scientist in their dynamic Water Management Consultancy team. You would be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of environmental water management projects with a focus on habitat design, management and restoration, hydroecology, and environmental assessment/EIA through collaborative working with other Atkins' specialists. As a corporate member of the RRC, Atkins are committed to river restoration and are leading the way in the integration of this aspect into large scale infrastructure projects.

Job Opportunity: Water Team Leader at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Friday, February 16, 2018

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust are currently seeking a passionate, dynamic individual to lead their award winning Water Team. Working across the Hampshire Avon, Bristol Avon and Thames catchments, you will develop and deliver a diverse programme of river and wetland restoration projects. This will continue the successful work improving the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in Wiltshire. This will involve close working with multiple partners and stakeholders across the county.

PhD Opportunity - Wireless Sensor Networks in hydrological risk governance in developing countries

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Global Challenges Studentship at University of Birmingham, UK - Wireless Senor Networks & Hydrological Risk Governance

The University of Birmingham, UK, is investing in 20 fully-funded Global Challenges PhD scholarship, addressing the key global issues of the modern world and inviting the very best applicants to join us in our research.

Rationalising the Main River Network: De-maining Pilot Project Consultations

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

As part of the Rationalising the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency proposes to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections of river and assets from the Environment Agency to the internal drainage boards (IDBs), lead local flood authorities (LLFAs) and district councils listed below.

UK-China Urban Flooding Research Impact Programme

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Under its remit as a Delivery Partner in the UK-China Newton Fund, the Academy is partnering with the Chinese Academy of Engineering to implement the UK-China Urban Flooding Research Impact Programme. This Programme aims to support impactful research and enhance the impact of existing research in Urban Flooding in both countries by encouraging bilateral collaboration between academics and government as well as wider industry.

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