Press release – Wet winters and worsening pollution: Farmers urged to adapt to the climate crisis
Friday February 19th, 2021
Norfolk Rivers Trust (NRT) and the Environment Agency (EA) have issued a joint press release to highlight the severe impacts of high rainfall on the quality of water reaching our rivers, and what this means for agriculture and land management. This comes at a time when both organisations have been witnessing and attending to an unacceptably high number of diffuse pollution events throughout the region.
View the full text here: Wet winters and worsening pollution: Farmers urged to adapt to the climate crisis.
If you see a pollution incident, or even a potential risk to the water environment (surface or groundwater), it is essential to report this to the relevant organisation immediately. View our incident reporting guide here.
Find out more about NRT’s Water Sensitive Farming Initiative, which provides free adaptation and mitigation advice and support to farmers to improve soil health, water quality and overall farm resilience.