The Rivers Trust’s State of Our Rivers Report will, for the first time, allow every reader in England to understand the health of their local river and what they can do to improve it. Rivers are fundamental to our food and water security, the recovery of nature, and our resilience to the climate crisis. It is […]

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From Water Briefing The Freshwater Natural Capital report states that England’s water bodies provide enjoyment for almost one million anglers over a total of 17 million angling days per year. The overall value of England’s freshwater fisheries’ natural capital is calculated to be a staggering £1.7 billion, plus several unquantified physical, mental health, and biodiversity […]

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The Rivers Trust has given its reaction to the Environment Agency environmental performance report on the water industry. THE RIVERS TRUST RESPONSE TO WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE REPORT: WINNING SLOWLY IS THE SAME AS LOSING The Environment Agency published its Environmental Performance Report for water and sewerage companies today, assessing nine water companies’ […]

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The Chalk Stream Restoration Group has been working on a draft Chalk Stream Restoration Strategy, which is now available here for wider consultation. The Rivers Trust would welcome your comments on this draft strategy which they hope to be able to finalise in the summer.  To comment on the draft, please complete the survey below. Please […]

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