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Present and Future Flood Vulnerability, Risk and Disadvantage

Monday, July 10, 2017

Two-thirds of cities experiencing relative economic decline face above average flood disadvantage according to new research by Sayers and Partners for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The report, Present and Future Flood Vulnerability, Risk and Disadvantage: A UK Assessment highlight how flood risks interact with social vulnerability across the UK to create flood disadvantage, an issue which will be exacerbated by climate change.

Major Programme to Reintroduce Water Voles to the Kielder Forest

Monday, July 10, 2017

Almost 700 of the endangered rodents, immortalised in Wind in the Willows, will be released in Northumberland - and it's all thanks really to the otter. The biggest reintroduction of water voles in the UK began this week, with 325 voles released into Kielder Forest in Northumberland, and 350 more to follow later in the summer.

Job Opportunity at APEM

Monday, July 10, 2017

APEM Limited is Europe's largest specialist aquatic science consultancy. APEM offer their clients an integrated approach to every aspect of the investigation, scientific study and management of both freshwater and marine habitats and operate UK wide and internationally. Our consultant scientists are recognised experts in their fields.

As a company they pride themselves on their commitment to scientific and client service excellence.

Anglian Water Invests in New Wetland

Friday, July 7, 2017

Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.

A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency.

The new one-hectare site will act as an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million litres of water a day. Used but treated water will pass through the wetland to be further filtered and cleaned before it's returned to the environment in the River Ingol.

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