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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.

Email alerts – helping water abstractors do their bit for climate change

As people around the world mobilise for the Global Day of Action for the Climate, the Environment Agency’s Mark Harvett, one of the Product Owners for the Water Resources Licensing Service, explains how a new email alert service will enable abstractors to be more in-step with available water resources.

First batch of marine survey data from JNCC

Today the first batch of marine survey data collected by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee was released under an Open Government Licence. These data will support furthering our understanding of the species which occur around in the seas around the …