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Lost Effra - WT1507

Conduct a one year development project whose aim is to produce a strategy for both funders, and government, on how to transform one, mixed district in London using water management strategies as the basis for collaboration and sustained consumer behavioural change.
Collate information on current water usage and management including flood risk and other climate change impacts. Test practical water management strategies with targeted audiences
• Map existing community networks and activities
• Map existing flood resilience and wider sustainability initiatives in the focus area, and the voluntary and community, public and private partners involved
• Analyse the most successful sustainability initiatives and social enterprises in the focus area and identify best practice examples from around the country.
• Analyse barriers and weaknesses currently preventing or hindering the development of a sustainable community and methods to empower the community to overcome these
• Conduct community consultation to understand further water efficiency opportunities i.e. facilitate the initial sharing of ideas, interests and knowledge
• Establish a steering group; and develop the current network of partners;
• Develop a strategy detailing: objectives, activities, timescales, budgets and roles
• Identify funding sources for the delivery phase (2014).
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2013

To: 2014

Cost: £59,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
London Wildlife Trust