0ca9aa2e-4b17-459e-a05c-16a69b71031dClick here for an update from the Freshwater Habitats Trust.

There’s a feature on the Trust’s collaboration with Thames Water.  The aims of the project are to:

  • discover fantastic freshwater habitats, that are free from pollution and great for wildlife
  • uncover for the first time the extent of nutrient pollution facing freshwater life today

Schools can sign up and use quick and easy nutrient testing kits as a class activity to teach students more about their local freshwater habitats while contributing to vital research. The kits rapidly measure the levels of nutrient pollution in freshwater, in particular the widespread nutrient pollutants nitrate and phosphate. These nutrients are invisible to the eye, but with new kits the invisible can be made visible within minutes.