SWEEP’s Water Quality and Aquaculture team have co-produced a field-leading ‘wholescape’ assessment of water quality in the Exe Estuary catchment with West Country Rivers Trust.
Providing an integrated assessment across the land-sea interface, it represents one of the first attempts to address the linkages between freshwater, estuarine and coastal waters in terms of water quality status, local and up-stream pressures, and the impacts of these pressures.
“The Exe Estuary catchment investigation is one of the first case examples of a ‘wholescape approach’ being implemented in the UK”.
Dr. Ross Brown, SWEEP Impact Fellow.
You can read more about the investigation and a summary of the findings on page 10 of the Exe Press Summer Newsletter 2022.
The Full Report and Appendices are available here:
Download and share the water quality modelling PDF with live hyperlinks here:
The same slide set as 25 page flip book is available here: