For people interested, this is what is sustaining the healthy fish stocks seen and reported in recent years across the river Thurne, despite many of the measures actually failing and continuing to decline within the Broads themselves.
This report describes the state of the waterways and compares them to where we need to be for ecological health. As well as providing fascinating insights into water quality, the report lists the actions that we need to put in place to make the ecology of our waterways better. Interesting and new information on underwater life including fish and water plants is also included.
The River Thurne report was produced by the Environment Agency, working with the local BRASCA reed cutters and followed up with the Broads Authority and members of the Upper Thurne Working Group. Further reports on the other rivers in the Broads, such as the Bure, Ant and Yare, will be completed early next year.
The full report is available to download.