Scientists from the University of Portsmouth have been investigating nutrient concentrations in the Upper River Itchen, in Hampshire, UK, on behalf of Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) to better understand where phosphorus is coming from and how it is impacting river ecology.
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From Waste to Wheat
A farmer is using sediment that would have ended up in the river to enrich his soil as part of a project to improve water quality in the Ouseburn.
The Asia Riverprize winner was announced at the 21st International Riversymposium gala dinner. The Pasig River (Philippines) outcompeted the Yangtze River to win the inaugural Asia Riverprize.
The Whangawehi Stream (New Zealand) won this year's Bert and Vera Thiess Australasia Riverprize.
Under a community-led catchment management plan, the Whangawehi Catchment Management Group has been helping farmers manage pests and revegetate the river margins, resulting in the establishment of 160,000 native trees, 60ha of riparian margins and the retirement of a 10ha of native bush block.
frog environmnetal silt control measures take suspended soilds from >2000 mg/l down to 12 mg/l downstream of in channel work and boost oxygen levels in the water
Preventing pollution whilst working in rivers is a serious challenge for all contractors who work in and around water.
Working on the bed or banks of a river whether installing bank protection, de-shoaling or creating a river crossing can result in high levels of suspended solids being passed downstream.
Programme of 'river remedies' led to increased wellbeing among vulnerable adults and teenagers.
Nature-based sustainable prescribing could result in savings for the NHS and improved water quality for all, a new study has found.
The project was delivered by environmental consultancy Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, with support from South Gloucestershire Council and Bristol Avon Rivers Trust, and funded by the Environment Agency.