Check out these resources for more information on TAP, the aquifer and our groundwater, and information about how you can help to protect it.

Our Aquifer at Risk

Take a look at how our aquifer can become polluted with these everyday activities. Make sure you’re a groundwater guardian!

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How Our Aquifer Works

Check out the first of our new aquifer illustrations and find out how our Brighton chalk aquifer works. Thanks to artist Gwyn Williamson for this fun illustration.

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Regenerative Grazing at Saddlescombe Farm

It’s National Farmhouse Breakfast Week, and Molly Puzey tells us about the regenerative grazing programme at Saddlescombe Farm. TAP has supported this project by helping with soil testing to monitor how soil health changes over the years, and also buying herbal ley seeds, to establish new fields of varied plants. Great for wildlife, great for livestock, and they look beautiful too!

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Paythorne Farm Trial Case Study

Paythorne Farm is hosting TAP’s foliar nitrogen fertiliser trial.

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Bevendean Farm Trial Case Study

Bevendean Farm is hosting TAP’s nitrogen fertiliser reduction trial.

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Saddlescombe Farm Case Study

The Aquifer Partnership is supporting Saddlescombe Farm’s move towards regenerative agriculture.

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How to make an edible aquifer

Watch Aimee Felus of The Aquifer Partnership (TAP) make an edible aquifer. See how what we do on the land affects our aquifer, and why we need to safeguard our groundwater.

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Nitrate Reduction in Brighton Chalk (Exec. Summary)

Literature review and FARMSCOPER modelling on measures to reduce nitrate losses to the Brighton Chalk block

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Southern Water Grant Schemes presentation Nov 2018

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ChaMP Project and Rural Incentives

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Joel Williams ChaMP presentations 15.11.1

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10 Strategies for Biological Farming

10 Strategies for Biological Farming

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The Aquifer Partnership Nitrogen Reduction Trial

In 2018, the Brighton ChaMP team began working with S.Woodley Crop Services and Bevendean Farm to understand and measure the impact of reduced nitrogen application

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The Aquifer Partnership Foliar N Trial

In 2018, the Brighton ChaMP Project began working with Agrovital, Bodle Bros and BD Harris Farm Trust to trial the use of foliar-applied nitrogen (N) through a product called Efficie-N-t 28. The aim is to test whether a foliar-applied N product

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Farm Capital Grant Scheme

We’re offering capital grants of up to £10,000 per holding per year for infrastructure improvements to help reduce the risk of water pollution from agriculture.

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