The Water Quality Working Group (WQWG) reconvened back in 2023, with a new impetus to tackle the failings of the Culm. According to Environment Agency assessments, updated in 2022, the Culm's water quality has continued
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How can we fairly fund farmers to deliver the work that needs doing to reduce flood risk on the River Culm? Slowing down water on farmland during floods is an essential way to reduce damage
The Devon Resilience Innovation Project (DRIP) focuses on 6 catchments of the Culm that experience flash-flooding. Sunday 17 September was a red-letter day for the project as torrential rain fell, causing flash flooding in
The River Kit in East Devon flows to the east down from the Blackdown Hills into the River Axe - just as the River Culm flows to the west down from the AONB to join
Over the last 3 years the CtC team have been working with landowners to design and deliver a range of ‘nature-based solutions’ (NBS) on land within the Culm catchment. A number of different NBS
We had a wonderful time at our fifth bi-annual Forum in mid-November 2022. Held at Cullompton Community Centre, we welcomed over 60 guests to enjoy an evening of talks, film, discussion and discovery. The
The Catchment Connections team has been out across the Culm this summer running and attending community events and we finally caught up with them to find out what's been going on! It has been
Late in September this year the Connecting the Culm project hosted a knowledge-sharing visit from our partners in the Interreg 2 Seas funded Co-Adapt programme. The CtC team coordinated the 2-day visit which, as
We've had exciting news that Connecting the Culm has just been awarded an £73,000 grant by DEFRA’s Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund (NEIRF) to help us attract private green finance for nature-based solutions in
Our latest Catchment Adaptation Workshop focused on the topic of Water Quality and featured a fascinating panel of speakers: Mark Worsfold, South West Water, Director of Asset Management. Mark is in charge of SWW’s