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AVON ESTUARY WATER QUALITY

Click on the following link for an updated message about the estuary's water quality, biosecurity, etc. Water quality - November 2018e

WILD SWIMMING DANGERS

The Devon Avon is becoming increasingly popular for outdoor or 'wild' swimming but many swimmers seem oblivious to the dangers posed by their poor visibility to power boat owners, in particular.  If you are wearing a dark wet suit, you will be almost invisible to boat...

MICROPLASTICS AND MARINE LITTER – TALK

Nigel Mortimer of the AONB has sent this message and link to a recent talk by Prof Richard Thompson.:- During Science Week, earlier this year, I invited you to a couple of talks on plastics ‘The Good, the Bad & the Ugly’ kindly hosted by the Kingsbridge Community...

SURFERS AGAINST SEWAGE CAMPAIGN

The ACA supports the SAS campaign to clean our seas and estuaries of sewage-related materials.  The following message was received from SAS on 23rd May 2016:- Today, we’re taking your support for the Sewage Free Seas campaign to Westminster with us to be presented to...

BATHING WATER QUALITY – LOCAL BEACHES

You can now check up on the quality of the bathing water at your favourite local beach by clicking on this link to the Environment Agency's website - http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/recreation/127626.aspx This is a real improvement in the...

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