Abstraction reform should not be postponed and the next government must commit to implementing it as soon as possible, according to an alliance of MPs and civil society bodies.
The group wrote to environment secretary Andrea Leadsom on 20 April in response to the announcement that a water bill underpinning abstraction reform was to be shelved and that reform itself may not be undertaken until the 2020s.
The Angling Trust wrote to her a second time on 26 April.
On April 20th, the WssTP and SusChem European Technology Platforms jointly hosted a successful and well-attended workshop on 'Industry Water: From Single Use to Integrated Management' in Brussels.
A beautiful new way to connect Londoners to the river: the Thames Pulse
Animated Thames health update in lights
An innovative light display - Thames Pulse - has been launched recently, giving Londoners and visitors a daily, highly visible update on the river's health for the first time.
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The Australian River Restoration Centre runs the Rivers of Carbon programme, and in March they held a 'boosting biodiversity in Breadalbane' Community Conversation to talk about the unique features of the region, including chain of ponds systems and wetlands, and how locals might best manage these areas on their farms. The interesting thing about this region is that much of it is grassland, so planting trees along rivers is not necessarily the appropriate course of action.
Green Jobs for a Greener Future
EU Green Week is your annual opportunity to debate and discuss European environmental policy. Organised by the European Comission's Directorate-General for Environment, this key event in the environment policy calendar attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.
Helping nature help us can pull in serious money
Bold new ecosystem services schemes could be worth hundreds of millions to farmers