EA field tested novel method of locking phosphorus in lake sediment

Environment Agency publishes results of project to control phosphorus in lake sediment to improve water quality and reduce eutrophication

Hatchmere lake, Cheshire
Lake Hatchmere in Cheshire was treated with 25.2 tonnes of Phoslock

A lake restoration method to speed up recovery times of lakes polluted by phosphorus has been analysed by the environmental regulator.

The results of the four-year project were published by the Environment Agency on 2 March.

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