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How do we restore a degraded river? The challenge As a contribution to improving the local environment Coca Cola wanted to restore a degraded stretch of river near it bottling p…
As a contribution to improving the local environment Coca Cola wanted to restore a degraded stretch of river near it bottling plant in south east London. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/restoration/


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How do groundwater flow systems effect the impact of on-farm mitigation measures on river receptor pollution? The challenge Agricultural diffuse pollution, particularly from nit…
Agricultural diffuse pollution, particularly from nitrate and phosphate, is a significant problem in the UK and is the focus of the national Demonstration Test Catchments (DTC) study — a UK Government initiative. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/on_farm_mitigation/


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How can diffuse-pollution risk sources be mapped at the landscape scale? The challenge For many water quality problems, the impacts can be seen at specific points in rivers or l…
For many water quality problems, the impacts can be seen at specific points in rivers or lakes. However, if a problem results from diffuse (non-point) pollution, particularly from agricultural sources, then we need to determine where in the landscape the … http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/diffuse-pollution1/


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Category: Farming and Food

Is building an irrigation reservoir the right option for farmers? The challenge In eastern England, the irrigated agri-business sector supports some 50,000 rural livelihoods and…
In eastern England, the irrigated agri-business sector supports some 50,000 rural livelihoods and contributes over £3bn annually to the region’s economy. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/farm-irrigation/


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Environmental management to sustain high quality water resources The challenge The most important characteristic of evian water is its high purity, which results from slow filtr…
The most important characteristic of Evian water is its high purity, which results from filtration of the water through soils and rocks and other natural elements of the landscape, such as wetlands. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/evian/


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How can 'woodlands for water' be targeted most effectively? The challenge Woodlands are increasingly recognised as playing an important role in helping to meet the objectives of…
Woodlands are increasingly recognised as playing an important role in helping to meet the objectives of the Water Framework Directive, through reducing diffuse pollution from rural and urban sources and restoring the condition of riparian and aquatic habi… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/woodlands-water/


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Category: Farming and Food

How can woodlands help reduce flood risk? The challenge Pickering, in North Yorkshire, has a long history of flooding. More recently, floods occurred in 1999, 2000, 2002, and mos…
Pickering, in North Yorkshire, has a long history of flooding. More recently, floods occurred in 1999, 2000, 2002, and most notably, in 2007, when 85 properties were flooded, causing an estimated £7 million of damage. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/woodland-flooding/


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