Other Water News: The next round of River Basin District Plans are to be published for consultation in September (22nd) and The Water Stakeholder Forum which was begun to help stakeholders understand WFD has been wound up. Defra announces preferred candidate to chair Environment Agency Owen Paterson, Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, […]

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Defra: This collection brings together information on how the reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will affect farmers. This includes information about the new schemes for farmers from 2015. CAP is a system of agricultural subsidies and programmes. CAP covers farming, environmental measures and rural development, and controls EU agricultural markets. The new […]

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The second project was a major beach regeneration scheme on the Dutch coast, described by Jaan Flikweert of Royal Haskoning DHV. This project – primarily intended to improve coastal flood defences – placed 21.5 million cubic metres of sand at one location and allowed natural processes to transport the sand to where it was needed. […]

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