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Actions for nature

There are many positive actions that water companies can take to promote nature and biodiversity. These actions range in complexity and scale, from easier wins for ‘keeping pace’ and more progressive ideas, that’ll put you ‘ahead of the game’, to long-term strategies with potential for partnership and ‘changing the game’.

 

To decide which actions best fit your business, first map your biodiversity impact areas (from raw material production to end-of-life, scoring them ‘high’ to ‘low’ impact). Once you’ve determined where to focus your efforts, take inspiration from the actions we have detailed here.

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Cars trapped in flood
Pollution
Nature-based solutions to tackle flooding
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River and bank
Pollution
Use the power of nature to treat water
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Sanitary pads and tampons
Pollution
Improve customer education to prevent blockages
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Water tap on
Over-exploitation
Inform and educate customers
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Mosquito close up
Invasive species
Gain and share knowledge on Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS)
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Hiker looking up at human made waterfall
Change in land use
Consider catchment management
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Hands planting plants
Over-exploitation
Integrated water management
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Birds eye view of coastline
Change in land use
Restore the physical condition of rivers
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Aerial view of sewage plant
Pollution
Radical modernisation of sewage systems
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Leaky drain
Over-exploitation
Reduce leakage
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reservoir
Over-exploitation
Consider effluent re-use
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Dried up river under bridge
Change in land use
Introduce buffer strips and improved fencing
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