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Job Opportunity at SEPA

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Restoration Specialist - Water Environment Fund

£32,991 per annum

1x post (CE29566): Full-time, Permanent

Flexible location

Help restore Scotland's rivers

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is responsible for protecting and improving Scotland's unique and beautiful environment in ways that, as far as possible, creates social and economic benefit.

Call for Water Stewardship Case Studies

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

It's time to shout about what we do

CaBA and the Rivers Trust are looking to draw together some case studies of the amazing work you all do, particularly with businesses, to use in their discussions with others about the advice we can provide through the Water Stewardship service.

The 'Water Wheel' below splits this into specific topics, for which we'd like two case studies each.

Why England's rare chalk streams are under threat

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The river Misbourne should be a pristine, gin-clear chalk stream teeming with invertebrates, fish and birds, but today it is little more than a dirt track. Allen Beechey, who runs the Chilterns Chalk Streams Project, gestures to the muddy path that used to be the river and explains the “chronic problem” affecting the area’s chalk streams. “Abstraction in this area has gone up exponentially since the end of World War Two… abstraction pressure is building massively and very quickly and the situation is getting progressively worse,” he says.

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