Publication dateAugust 2009
Reflections on the end of the Mersey Basin Campaign from key partners
Reflections on the end of the Mersey basin campaign by key partners. Jeremy Carter of the University of Manchester, Mark Atherton of the NWDA and Louise Morrissey of Peel Holdings reflect on the achievements and significance of the Campaign, and their own personal memories, as well as looking to the future of the Northwest's water environment.
Publication dateNovember 1997
Building a healthier economy through a cleaner environment: Mersey Basin Campaign mid term report
This report provides an assessment of the Mersey Basin Campaign at the mid-point in its 25 year life span. Contents include; an outline of the current organisational framework of the campaign, the importance of partnership in translating campaign objectives into action, progress in the three principal areas of campaign activity: water quality, landward regeneration and education and awareness. Finally the report looks to the future and explores some of the issues and factors which were likely to shape the direction of the campaign over the following twelve years.
Publication dateJuly 2006
Evaluation of the Mersey Basin Campaign - report to the Government Office for the Northwest
A study by EKOS Consulting undertaking an independent evaluation of the past impact, present activities and future role of the Mersey Basin Campaign in 2006. The study addresses: to what extent the Mersey Basin Campaign was succeeding is its objectives, the contribution of government funding to that work, what more needed to be done to achieve these objectives by 2010. The report also draws out the lessons to be learned from 20 years of Campaign activity.
Publication dateDecember 2001
A collaborative partnership approach to integrated waterside revitilisation: the Mersey Basin Campaign, Northwest England
This paper draws on the results of a research project investigating how a concrete example of collaborative partnerships, the Mersey Basin Campaign in the North West of England, can operate for integrated waterside revitalisation.
The Mersey Estuary has suffered a legacy of abuse and neglect since the beginning of the industrial revolution. The discharge of effluents from manufacturing processes, together with wastewater from the burgeoning centres of population, resulted in the estuary gaining the unenviable reputation of bring one of the most polluted rivers in Europe.
As a result of the long awaited remedial action, which has been implemented over the past fifteen years, there is now unequivocal evidence that the water quality of the river and the biology of the system have improved significantly and will continue to do so as further planned alleviation schemes are completed.
This paper reviews the achievements, which have been made at the halfway stage in the 25- year multi-billion pound clean up campaign.
Publication dateNovember 2009
Audio - Mersey Basin Campaign and social media
Chief Executive Walter Menzies and New Media Manager Kate Fox discuss the Campaign's use of social media tools. This piece was originally recorded for use on the www.knownhownonprofit.org resource site for the third sector.
Publication dateJuly 2000
Memories of the Mersey Basin Campaign
Personal reflections on the first 15 years of the Mersey Basin Campaign's life from former Chief Planner for Cheshire County Council, Ian Gilfoyle.
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