Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2004

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Publication dateMarch 2004 MBC061 Building Bridges Deborah Mulhearn examines the range of new bridges being built around the Northwest and the impact they have both practically and aesthetically on the region. Publication dateMarch 2004 MBC062 Hot Water Phil Griffin examines how increases in water quality in the Northwest’s canals and rivers have caused a boom in new waterside housing. He talks to developers Urban Splash about how they are utilising this boom to create greener and more sustainable waterfront residences. Publication dateMarch 2004 MBC063 Spotlight - Sara Wilde Source talks to Sara Wilde, Chair of Mersey Waterfront about the partnership's ambitious plans to revitalise and regenerate the River Mersey's historic waterfront. Publication dateMarch 2004 MBC064 The Debt Spiral Louise Tickle investigates the increasing problem of water poverty in the Northwest, focussing on how low-income individuals are struggling to cope with increasing water bills and highlighting the range of challenges faced by United Utilities in trying to minimise customer debt. Publication dateApril 2004 MBC189 SourceNW Issue 4 Round-Up Campaign Round-Up Building Bridges - Deb Mulhearn The Debt Spiral - Louise Tickle Spotlight - Sara Wilde Business Hot Water - Phil Griffin Research The Sharp End - Dr John Ashton Publication dateMay 2004 MBC048 Ribble Pilot River Basin: Public participation and river basin planning: early experiences This is a report on the Ribble Pilot Project to test public participation in the planning process for the Water Framework Directive. It focuses on three forms of stakeholder engagement: public access to background information, consultation in the planning process and involvement of all interested parties in the implementation of the Directive. The report details methods of engagement, and findings from the project. Publication dateJune 2004 MBC066 Otters, Orchids and Oil Erikka Askeland talks to Cheshire Wildlife Trust about the Gowy Meadows Nature Reserve, a wet grassland habitat and natural flood plain providing a vital haven for wildlife located right next door to the countries second largest oil refinery. Publication dateJune 2004 MBC067 Spending Money Like Water Louise Tickle compares costs between bottled and tap water, conducts a bottled vs tap water taste-the-difference challenge and examines the hidden cost of bottled water in terms of its heavy environmental footprint.