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Preservation, compliance, and registration: three keys to managing our precious water resources

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A river bed, mostly dried up, but with just a small amount of water at the very bottom

In World Water Week Mark Harvett, a digital product manager at the Environment Agency, tells us about the impacts of the driest period in nearly 50 years on our water resources and the role of email alerts in helping abstractors comply with conditions on their abstraction licences.

How we’re building a new farming subsidy payment system

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Even in the world of Digital transformation the work of the Future Farming and Countryside Programme’s Strategic Payments Service team (SPS) is obscure. As is often the case with these things, small obscure cogs can turn large machines, as Dr Morgan Di Rodi, Programme Delivery Manager, explains.

Defra Data Heroes: Meet our ‘digital-first’ library team

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In the latest instalment from our Defra Data Heroes series, we hear from Sonja van Montfort, Defra’s Head Librarian, about how her team keeps colleagues across the Defra organisations informed through a range of print and online resources, and the vital work the team does to manage a unique library collection.