In this blog we look how the Environment Agency and government prepare for drought.
Posts about our work to improve the water environment
The blog is to signpost people ahead of the summer holidays where to go for up to date info on water quality, plus info on our sampling programme, highlighting river water quality challenges and explaining discounted samples.
The Cumbria River Restoration Strategy was developed to help improve the quality and function of three Cumbria catchments - the Rivers Eden, Derwent and Kent. From its humble beginnings to setting its sights on the World River Prize this year, read about why this programme has been so successful.
The EA is conducting its largest ever criminal investigation into potential widespread breaches of environmental permit conditions at wastewater treatment works.
Our views on England’s draft regional and water resource management plans, successes and areas for improvement, and what will happens next in that process.
Launch of the Chalk Stream Strategy’s Implementation Plan by Charles Rangeley-Wilson, Chair of the Chalk Stream Restoration Group
While stock of Atlantic Salmon in some English rivers has been struggling in recent years, Derbyshire’s River Derwent, which flows into the River Trent, has seen stock steadily improving. Over the last 10 years, the Environment Agency and partner organisations …
In today’s blog we look at how the Environment Agency carries out its work in monitoring England’s bathing waters.
Fisheries officer, Arnie Warsop, explains what saline incursion is and how the work of the Environment Agency protects up to half a million fish from these incursion events on the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.
Ranunculus sounds like a spell from the wizard world of Harry Potter. However, it is a lovely aquatic plant you would see in the UK’s chalk streams. The presence of Ranunculus is usually a benefit, rarely a nuisance. But the …