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

June 17th, 2019 in News by admin

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.

March 29th, 2019 in News by admin

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

March 8th, 2019 in News by admin

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 […]

Trustees March Meeting Update. March 2019.

March 8th, 2019 in News by admin

The Trust has been able to work throughout the winter months uninterrupted by adverse weather conditions. This has meant though that human actions or inactivity has been a major source of irritation especially with our Cinderhill Tar Pit Project. We have been busy in Derbyshire with three projects and supporting the work carried out at […]

Report to the Trustees December 2018

December 9th, 2018 in News by emily

The Trust has had another busy quarter: again demonstrating its diversity of abilities and knowledge sets. Meetings have  been held with academics, local authorities and businesses covering topics related to mining, archaeology, wetlands, grass types, mercury and heavy metal decontamination, silviculture,  ecology, energy sources and much besides rivers and water quality. Such are the set […]

Annesley Pipeline.

December 9th, 2018 in News by emily

The Trust has an interest in the Nottinghamshire Coalfield like no other. Over several years we worked with the management of the mining company, surveyors and staff at Annesley Bentinck Colliery looking after all water pollution concerns. We worked on innovative schemes to ensure the drainage from the two sites both from underground and surface […]

Annual Report and Accounts 2018

December 9th, 2018 in News by emily

Click here to read the report in full Directors Report. This last year has been the busiest period in the Trust’s history with a large number of projects, new and continueing. Some of the old reaching important milestones and allowing demonstration of both new technologies and our well trialled methodologies. We are reaching a critical […]

Clean Rivers Trust: September 2018 Actions Report.

September 8th, 2018 in News by emily

The Trust has had another busy three months: the Cinderhill trial site has been the main focus due to the draught and trying to keep the willows alive if not flourishing. The other activities are outlined below. Cinderhill The willows have had an exceptionally hard time establishing themselves this summer. Their planting at the end […]

Drone View

September 8th, 2018 in News by emily

The Environment Agency has taken a video of Cinderhill Tar Pit.

Aba Samuel Reservoir.

September 8th, 2018 in News by emily

In 2010 and 2011 Clean Rivers Trust visited Addis Ababa at the request of the Ethiopian Government. The requests for advice included sewage treatment, for the capital, regeneration of the twin Akaki Rivers, and what might be achieved for the Aba-Samuel Reservoir. 2010 The reservoir was built by the Italians during their occupation of Ethiopia […]

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