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.
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.
Translating Green Infrastructure research into decision making and practice By Dr Ingo Schüder, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has been promoting research on Green Infrastructure over recent years.
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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.
Pressures on water resources in Wales and how companies are addressing these
A strategic approach to delivering more ambitious water efficiency is needed to help ensure enough water for people, the economy and the environment, now and in the future.
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