Researchers

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

Urban Wetlands Design Guide

A comprehensive resource giving practical advice on the design and maintenance of constructed wetlands for the purpose of mitigating urban diffuse pollution. Created by Ian Russell of the London Borough of Enfield with Joe Pecorelli and Azra Glover of ZSL, with support from the Mayor of London.

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N Reduction Trial Year 2 Results Summary

The Aquifer Partnership is working with S. Woodley Crop Services and Bevendean Farm to understand and measure the impact reduced nitrogen applications have on;
1) Nitrogen use efficiency
2) Nitrate leaching through the soil profile
3) Financial viability for the farm

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Foliar N Trial Year 2 Results Summary

Second year results from TAP’s trial to test whether a foliar-applied N product can improve nitrogen use efficiency, reduce nitrate leaching through the soil profile and be financially viable for the farm. This trial is supported by Agrovital and Bodle Brothers. Thanks to BD Harris Farm Trust.

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TAP Infographic

TAP at a glance!

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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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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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