Entries by Eva Cowburn

Water Situation Report for October 23

The report of average rainfall in October is now uploaded onto our members’ area. You will also find the water situation forecast up to March 2024, looking at river flow and projected groundwater levels during winter.  Please go in to read.

Itchen Salmon Delivery Plan-Members

The last year, the number of returning adult salmon in the Itchen was the lowest since records began in 1990 and, if we don’t act now, there is a risk of extinction. The Environment Agency (EA) has drawn up a plan (The Itchen Salmon Delivery Plan) designed to deal with the issues that it perceives […]

Water Quality Monitoring Project

As you will know, water quality sampling by either the EA or the water companies has become somewhat minimal and is not providing much benefit other than ticking the regulatory boxes.  There is still invertebrate sampling activity ongoing, some that the T&I sponsor, but there are gaps in our understanding regarding chemical and other pollution.  […]

Itchen Salmon Delivery Plan

The last year, the number of returning adult salmon in the Itchen was the lowest since records began in 1990 and, if we don’t act now, there is a risk of extinction. The Environment Agency (EA) has drawn up a plan (The Itchen Salmon Delivery Plan) designed to deal with the issues that it perceives […]