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.
Simple changes to the landscape and rivers can slow raindrops down as soon as they fall from the sky and start to travel across the land. That can make floods less severe and give people more time to prepare before they hit.
It took 3 years but finally a 151m wide and 4.5m high dam will be removed in Estonia! This is part of a larger €15 million project that will help restore a historical salmon migration route and riverine habitat.
A new iCASP partnership is
Wetlands are ecosystems like lakes, rivers, marshes and peatlands, as well as coastal marine areas including mangroves and coral reefs.
The experts say wetlands work as a giant sponge that soaks up and stores extra rainfall and water from storm surges.
Conservation of these water bodies in urban areas was the focus of an international meeting on wetlands that concluded in Dubai on Monday.
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has secured a £27.8 million National Capability funding award.
The money from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) – worth £5.7 million annually for five years – will fund a programme of research that is designed to deliver new integrated understanding of the environment.