Understanding eel and fish behaviour to improve protection and passage at river structures This project studied the behaviour of fish and eels to find better ways to protect them at flood control structures, weirs, hydropower sites and other intakes. The study showed significant impacts of some river structures on migrating eels, but also that understanding […]

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  The Westcountry Rivers Trust  has launched a £2.2 million project to restore freshwater fish habitats in two iconic Cornish rivers – the Camel and the Fowey. Working in partnership with the Environment Agency, Natural England and South West Water, the Westcountry Rivers Trust has secured £1.6 million of European funding to enhance the rivers, […]

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Crystal Clear or Just as Murky: New Guidance for WFD Assessments 06/01/2017     This blog also contains web-link references. ABPmer Blog: Steve Hull     The Water Framework Directive (WFD) (2000/60/EC) is an important piece of environmental legislation, aiming to protect, restore and enhance Europe’s aquatic ecosystems. The overall objective of the WFD is to achieve good status […]

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