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Lowdham NFM – tree planting

TRT has been involved in planting 1,700 trees as part of a Natural Flood Management (NFM) scheme in Lowdham

TRT’s role in delivering NFM has been recognised again. As part of the Government’s £15m funding for the development of NFM, 34 Community Scale projects were allocated funding to deliver and monitor the effectiveness of NFM with TRT working in the Lowdham catchment.

We are well into the delivery in multiple locations of a range of NFM features including leaky barriers, reconnected floodplain and creation of temporary water storage areas.  As part of the project we offered a volunteer day to the Environment Agency to plant trees which will improve ground infiltration and slow down overland flows of heavy rainwater. The day was covered by East Midlands Today, Radio Four, Radio Nottingham and the local press.

The local press who covered the story were West Bridgford Wire and Nottinghamshire Live 

 

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Flood Relief Scheme for Lowdham

As part of the Defra funded NFM Community projects, The Trent Rivers Trust (TRT) have been asked to introduce Natural Flood Management (NFM) works which will complement the Environment Agency flood relief scheme for Lowdham in Nottinghamshire.

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TRT Summer Newsletter 2018

The Trent Rivers Trust (TRT) is taking action across the Trent catchment to make our rivers and streams a better place for wildlife to live and for people to enjoy.

Take a look here to to find out what we have been up to in our Summer newsletter

 

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Wigeon Drive SUDS

Are you interested in Sustainable Urban Drainage? Would you like to see a SUDS scheme under construction? Trent Rivers Trust is organising an event for local people in Measham to look at the construction of a new SuDS site at Wigeon Drive close to the River Mease on Tuesday 15th May starting at 6.30pm. Everyone is welcome. For more details please click on this link.

 

 

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