The latest news from our rush management trials
Our water. Our future.
Natural Course is designing projects to better understand and overcome some of the biggest barriers preventing the achievement of ‘good ecological status’ under the EU Water Framework Directive in the North West River Basin District.Find out more
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Watch our latest video showing a brand new wetland we've helped create in the Wyre Catchment.
Winter water bird monitoring report on the River Irwell
This latest report presents data from the monitoring of winter water birds on the River Irwell, adjacent to Kersal Wetlands.
Catchment Benchmarking – Final Report
The final report from the Catchment Benchmarking study project looking at how catchment partnerships currently work across the North West River Basin District.
August 16, 2021Download Catchment Benchmarking – Final Report
Reviewing the model for water management in the North West: Regional water governance study – executive summary
Executive summary giving an overview of the three phases of this regional water governance study
Reviewing the model for water management in the North West: Recommendations for water governance arrangements in Cumbria
A review of domestic and international practices with developed initial ideas to address weaknesses and tackle improvement needs. The initial ideas were tested with stakeholders and their feedback shaped the final recommendations.