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Loweswater Care Project researchers[1] respond to the Environment Agency's Water Framework Direct

Date: 14 May 2010

Loweswater Care Project researchers [1]respond to theEnvironment Agency's UKWater Framework Directive Draft River Basin Management Plans, stressing the need for the EA to take a stronger and clearer commitment to working collaboratively with a broader range of interests and organisations at the catchment level, rather than just limited engagement at a regional level.

[1] The researchers of the LCP are Ken Bell (Community Researcher), Stephen Maberly (CEH, Lancaster), Lisa Norton (CEH, Lancaster), Judith Tsouvalis (Lancaster University), Nigel Watson (Lancaster University) and Claire Waterton (Lancaster University). A website for the LCP and for the research can be found at For E-mail correspondence:


Further information

Associated staff: Claire Waterton, Nigel Watson

Associated projects: Understanding and Acting within Loweswater: A Community Approach to Catchment Management

Associated departments and research centres: Centre for the Study of Environmental Change, Geography, Lancaster Environment Centre, Sociology

Keywords: Community, Environment, Society