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Government launches fund to help farmers manage water resources

Groups of farmers will be offered support to work together to store water and protect against the impact of drought through a new fund...

Giant lift irrigation project to benefit from Thordon’s shaft seal expertise

Canada’s Thordon Bearings is playing a vital role in providing water to arid regions, with the installation of axial shaft seals and filtration systems...

New multi-million pound action plan launched to protect the River Wye

On Friday 12th April, Farming Minister Mark Spencer announced a new plan to better protect and preserve the River Wye for future generations, including...

Hazards of growing high-risk crops in South-West England

The Environment Agency has launched a campaign to highlight the risks of growing high-risk crops, which can lead to pollution and flooding, in the...

North projects awarded funding to improve lowland peat soils

The government has announced the recipients of awards to improve lowland peat soils, including over £1.3m to projects across the North.  Peatlands are our largest...

Agriculture and pharma key to solving micropollutants

In the face of growing public concern about the presence of micropollutants in water and wastewater, Dr Pablo Campo Moreno, senior lecturer in applied...

Changing animal feed reduces consumption of natural resources such as soil and water, according to new study

A study published on the cover of Nature Food, the result of a collaboration between Politecnico di Milano and the University of Milan, has...

Essex estate shares pioneering Essex Biodiversity Project experiences to help others

Spains Hall Estate, a family run farming and environmental business in North Essex, features as one of five national case studies published by Natural...

Nature charities sound wake-up call for UK to meet global environmental targets and accuse Defra of hibernating

A year on from a global pledge to halt the decline of nature by 2030, signed by the UK at COP15, nature groups are...

UK backs work to protect global water and food supplies at COP28

At COP28, the UK’s International Development and Africa Minister Andrew Mitchell has announced that the UK is scaling up a partnership with the World...

GeoSmart Information wins second UK Space Agency funding for climate research

A Leading environmental consultancy GeoSmart Information has been awarded £42,544 from the UK Space Agency to explore how satellite technology can help water resource...

Europe water reuse investment scales to €1.8 billion as perpetual scarcity, new regulation, recovery funds accelerate growth

Another acute summer drought in southern Europe—combined with the first-ever EU regulation for wastewater reuse and an influx of resilience and recovery funds (RRF)...

Installation complete at Masterton, New Zealand of wind powered Accel-o-Fac® System

Following study and planning by both New Zealand local officials and Gurney Environmental, the company installed an Accel-o-Fac® wastewater treatment system that includes SERIES...

Raw power at rural biogas plant with Borger’s low-maintenance feeding system

When Edward Vaughan decided to diversify into renewable energy at his fifth-generation family farm in Sychtyn, North Wales, he could have been tempted perhaps...

Cheshire cover crop trial reduces fertiliser use to achieve yield and protect raw water quality

A trial at a Cheshire farm led by United Utilities and Compass Agronomy has shown how growing cover crops and carrying out soil analysis...

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