Registered Charity Number: 1037414

Autumn Report 2019

With the leaves falling and the first frosts of winter helping strip the trees of their foliage the Trust can reflect that this last year has been successful as any since its formation in 1990. The last months of the year has seen a steadying down of activity in the field but an increase in […]

Annual Report 2019

Clean Rivers Trust Registered Charity No: 1037414   Annual Report And Accounts   30th November 2019 (1st December 2018 – 30th November 2019)   73 Sir Harrys Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2UX   Information.   This report is the legal annual report and accounts of Clean Rivers Trust, as lodged with, and submitted to the […]

Drone footage of site August 2019

Drone footage of Derby site.  

Life on the Tar Pit

A timeline of wildlife activity at the site.

Microbial Bacterial Fungal Breakdown

Acid Tar Microbial/bacteriological/fungal Breakdown/decay/consumption in Relation to Phyto/bioremediation of the Acid Tars, Trialed at Cinderhill, Belper, Derbyshire 2018/2019. Prof. Harvey Wood Dip AD, MA, PhD, FRSA, FRGS, FGS, FLS. 1 Introduction. 1.1 Clean Rivers Trust is carrying out a trial/demonstration project at Cinderhill, Derbyshire. 1.2 This project is using both compost and willows (a few […]

Rainfall April to September 2019.

Global warming, climate chaos or just typical weather patterns? The rainfall over the last five months raise more questions than they answer. At the start of September over quarter of rivers in England are running at notably low levels.

Clean Rivers Trust Summer Season. 2019.

Introduction. It has been a busy summer for the Trust with several issues being addressed as well as our major project in Derbyshire. The Trust has been looking at minewater as both an energy resource (which is now a normal but still hard proposal to have accepted) and again as an economic resource as an […]

Report to the Trustees on the Activities of Clean Rivers Trust, Spring 2019.

Introduction. The spring has been a busy period for the Trust with activities continuing at Cinderhill, trying to obtain a new trial at another set of tar pits, liaising with the Environment Agency, looking at the University of Nottingham  Jubilee Campus to see which seams and horizons might give sustainable supplies of heat to a […]

Don’t Damage the Wildlife in Your Efforts to Rid the World of Plastics.

A short but happy tale of environmental clean-up and unusual sites in which to shelter. A few days ago, on a site where we are carrying out a major research trial we carried out a litter pick: there is a lot of windborne plastics and other rubbish coming onto site from a nearby layby. Plastic […]

Other Research

Clean Rivers Trust is busy, it is always busy but right now we are busier than ever before. If you follow the Trust on LinkedIn or Facebook, we are always sharing off the wall pieces of news. These items of trivia may at first glace be irrelevant to our work but when you develop a […]

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