Sussex Coastal Habitats Inshore Pilot project (SCHIP)

To develop a better and shared understanding of the habitats, species and pressures on the Sussex coastal water body.

Sussex Marine and Coastal Forum

A developing forum for sustainable management of the marine and coastal environment.

Tidal Walls scheme at Shoreham

Managing flood risk along the banks of the river Adur at Shoreham.

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Adur and Ouse Catchment host Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust   Environment Agency co-ordinator Adur and Ouse Catchment Co-ordinatorgareth.williams

River Adur/Ouse actions

Surface Water Quality Objective Target Action Partners Timescale Status Research and investigate the current status of surface water quality in the Adur and Ouse, and establish and maintain a reliable evidence base to underpin this work Demonstrate a thorough understanding of surface water quality issues in the Adur and Ouse catchments Agree on a methodology … Continued

Brighton Chalk Block actions

Groundwater Objective Target Action Partners Timescale Status All risks to groundwater quality and quantity will have been identified and communicated using the ‘ecosystem approach’ through sharing of evidence, leading to a good understanding of the functioning of the aquifers and ecosystem services Construct a robust evidence base by drawing together current research and data from … Continued

Sussex Coast actions

Coastal Waters Objective Target Action Partners Timescale Status Facilitate actions to achieve Good Ecological Status (GES) and Good Ecological Potential (GEP) in transitional and coastal waters Improve the naturalness of coasts and estuaries Influence existing coastal defence strategies and dredging regimes by establishing and promoting protocols that mitigate against the impacts from these activities on … Continued

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