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British Dam Society

The British Dam Society is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers. It consists of individual and corporate members. It is open to anyone wanting to share experience or knowledge of all aspects of dams and reservoirs.

(http://britishdams.org/about_bds/default.htm)

British Dam Society

Canal and River Trust

The Canal and River Trust is a charity that are entrusted with the care for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. In addition to maintaining these 2,000 miles of canals and rivers, that are often over 200 years old, they are responsible for an enormous network of bridges, embankments, towpaths, aqueducts, docks and reservoirs and more all part of the inland waterways network.

(https://canalrivertrust.org.uk)

Canal and River Trust

Canal - and Waterway-Related Organisations

The website lists only the most important organisations. For the UK, more complete listings are found in the annual Canalmanac publication of Waterways World magazine.

(http://www.canals.com/orgs.htm)

Canal and Waterway Related Organisations

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is a world-class research organisation focusing on land and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.

(http://www.ceh.ac.uk)

The Investigating Lakes Ecosystem project aims to generate a process-based understanding of how lakes function and to use this knowledge to provide advice for lake managers.

(http://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/projects/investigating-lake-ecosystems)

The UK Lakes Portal is a new online gateway to discover the lakes of the United Kingdom, linking data from many institutions into one national hub. Beginning life in 2004 as a GIS-based inventory of British standing waters, the portal has been gradually accumulating data to become an extensive and comprehensive resource for lakes in the United Kingdom. It is a product of collaboration between the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, University College London and the UK conservation and environment agencies.

(https://www.ceh.ac.uk/news-and-media/news/uk-lakes-portal-40000-lakes-at-your-fingertips)

(https://eip.ceh.ac.uk/apps/lakes/)

The Cumbrian Lakes Research Forum began in 2015 reflecting the broad range of lake research, regulation and management in Cumbria and more broadly across the country.

(http://www.ceh.ac.uk/news-and-media/blogs/cumbrian-lakes-research-forum-2016)

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

 

Environment Agency

More information on how the Environment Agency protects and regulates surface waters can be found at:

(https://www.gov.uk/search?q=surface+water+&filter_organisations%5B%5D=environment-agency)

(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/managing-water-abstraction)

(https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/water-abstraction-licensing-strategies-cams-process)

 

Inland Waterways International

IWI brings together people and organisations who support the conservation, use, development and proper management of inland waterways worldwide.

(http://inlandwaterwaysinternational.org/)

Inland Waterways International

 

Joint Nature Conservation Committee - Defra

See the Lakes section under UK Freshwater Habitats for description of euthropic, mesothropic and oligotrophic & dystrophic lakes.

(http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/page-7114)

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

 

The Lake District National Park Authority

The Lake District National Park Authority (LDNP) conserves and enhances the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Lake District and promotes opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the area by the public.

(http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk)

The Lake District National Park Authority

 

LakeNet – World Lakes website

The World Lakes website includes the Global Lakes Database and a section on Issues and Solutions. Part of the website serves as an archive for LakeNet. This was most active from 1998-2008 but lives on as an informal, global network of people concerned about lakes.

(http://www.worldlakes.org/)

LakeNet – World Lakes website

 

Living Lakes – Global Nature Fund

 

Living Lakes is an international network managed by the Global Nature Fund (GNF). The mission is to enhance the protection, restoration and rehabilitation of lakes, wetlands, other freshwater bodies of the world and their catchment areas. Each year Living Lakes nominates a Threatened Lake of the Year (Lake Tanganyika in 2017).

(http://www.globalnature.org/livinglakes/)

(http://www.globalnature.org/36455/Living-Lakes/Threatened-Lake-2017/resindex.aspx)

Living Lakes – Global Nature Fund

 

Natural England

Improvement Programme for England's Natura 2000 Sites (IPENS)

(http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/category/4878851540779008)

The Improvement Programme for England’s Natura 2000 (IPENS), supported by European LIFE+ funding, is enabling Natural England, the Environment Agency, and other key partners to plan what, how, where and when to target their efforts on Natura 2000 sites and the areas surrounding them. The Lake Restoration theme plan is part of the IPENS programme.

Lake Restoration Theme Plan May 2015

(http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/publication/5583022327857152?category=5605910663659520)

Natural England

 

South West Lakes Trust

South West Lakes Trust was established as a charity in April 2000, to manage, provide and promote public access, recreation, and conservation on and around inland waters in the South West of England.

(http://www.swlakestrust.org.uk/)

South West Lakes Trust

 

UK Lakes Portal

The UK Lakes Portal is a new online gateway to discover the lakes of the United Kingdom, linking data from many institutions into one national hub. Beginning life in 2004 as a GIS-based inventory of British standing waters, the portal has been gradually accumulating data to become an extensive and comprehensive resource for lakes in the United Kingdom. It is a product of collaboration between the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, University College London and the UK conservation and environment agencies.

(https://www.ceh.ac.uk/news-and-media/news/uk-lakes-portal-40000-lakes-at-your-fingertips)

(https://eip.ceh.ac.uk/apps/lakes/)

 

United Kingdom & Ireland Lakes Network

The United Kingdom & Ireland Lakes Network (UKILN) is an association of people and organisations who have an interest in managing lakes through a whole catchment approach.

(http://www.ukandirelandlakes.org/)

United Kingdom & Ireland Lakes Network

 

The Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trusts website includes a section on Eutrophic Standing Waters.

(http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife/habitats/eutrophic-standing-waters)

The Wildlife Trusts

 

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