The Tyne Catchment Partnership is developing a project called Adopt a Stream. It is designed to engage communities, businesses and individuals and empower them to look after their local stretch of the River Tyne. The project will provide training and equipment for people to monitor and care for their rivers, and to gather critical data which will help the Tyne Catchment Partnership members to identify issues and support improvements where they are needed.
You can read more about the project here. It is being delivered by Tyne Rivers Trust with the support of other partners. The website and bespoke app are being developed, which will allow people to instantly upload monitoring results and issues. Bids for funding to support the roll-out project are being submitted and we hope to have good news soon!