A new wetlands scheme has been approved for Wessex Water that will improve water quality and habitats west of Durleigh Water Treatment Works and Reservoir. Wessex Water will build two sedimentation wetlands upstream of the reservoir that will capture silt and coarse sediment, as well as helping to reduce levels of nutrients reaching the watercourse. […]

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The natural capital of floodplains: management, protection and restoration to deliver greater benefits Valuing Nature | Natural Capital Synthesis Report. Floodplains are important natural capital assets which deliver a wide range of benefits to people. The interface between terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems in floodplains fosters both a wealth and a complexity of resources that are […]

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