South East Water Catchment Newsletter

Catch up on the latest news from around the catchment from South East Water and Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer Anne Blockhus. Discover some of the innovative projects being undertaken, grants and funds which are available and more about how changes to Greening Rules could provide opportunities within Countryside Stewardship schemes. To see the full newsletter … Continued

Farm Capital Grant Scheme from Southern Water

Southern Water is offering capital grants of up to £10,000 per holding per year for new machinery and infrastructure improvements to help reduce the risk of water pollution from farming in their drinking water catchments. Find out more about the grant scheme and how to apply here

South East Water Catchment Newsletter

South East Water have teamed up with Catchment Sensitive Farming to work with farmers and land managers to improve water quality and increase on-farm efficiency. Find out how you could benefit from a range of incentives and support by reading the latest South East Water newsletter.

Environmental Job Opportunities at South East Water

South East Water are currently recruiting. Job adverts for the Environmental Team can be found on their careers website

Catchment Sensitive Farming – Autumn Newsletter

South East Water have teamed up with Catchment Sensitive Farming to work with farmers and land managers to improve water quality and increase on-farm efficacy. Take a look at the most recent newsletter for the Ouse here.

Key Actions for Farmers

The Environment Agency has just launched a leaflet which summarises their messages to farmers. Read it here The clear and consistent messages and information aims to help farmers to manage environmental impacts to improve and protect soil health, water quality and resources. Reduce and manage flood risk. Protect air quality and adapt to a changing climate.

Comment on Highly Protected Marine Areas

As part of the UK government’s commitment to leave the environment in a better state than we inherited it, an independent review of Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) is currently underway. A four-week call for evidence launches today inviting communities, industry and stakeholders for their comments on introducing tougher measures to help stop the impacts … Continued

Partnership publish new 5-year plan

We have just published an update to our Catchment Management Plan, detailing past achievements and setting out our future priorities to deliver strong and integrated catchment management for 2019-2023. Take a look at the plan here

How can horse-owners help the environment?

Water draining from horse paddocks can contribute to water pollution. Water from hay net soaking and washing down areas can contain nutrients and sediment which can be harmful to the environment and human health if it enters ditches, streams, groundwater or drains.  For 10 simple ways you can help, take a look at our equine awareness … Continued

Get ready for Invasive Species Week 13-17 May

Invasive non-native species harm the environment and our wildlife and the UK has seen a dramatic increase in the number of species arriving in recent years, with little indication of this trend slowing! So please raise awareness and let others know what they can do. Find out more at the GB non-native species secretariat

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