Managing Diffuse Pollution in a Priority Catchment Area – Kettleholm *FULLY BOOKED*


*This meeting is now fully booked.  To add your name to our reserve list should there be any cancellations, please call Sandra on 01387 261172*

Annandale priority catchment.

SEPA officers will be visiting rural land managers in the Annandale catchment over the next few months to discuss ways in which they can reduce the risk of diffuse pollution and provide advice on legislation, including the Diffuse Pollution General Binding Rules (GBRs).

The aim of the event is to provide farmers with information on what to expect from these visits and get practical advice on how to keep on the right side of the regulations, reduce your diffuse pollution risk and benefit your farm business.

Key speakersSolar panel at a wide watering point in a watercourse

  • Jackie McColm, SEPA
  • Andrew Nelson, Cogarth Farm, Parton

Topics for discussion

  • Priority Catchment Areas – what are they all about?
  • Diffuse Pollution – why does it matter?
  • Alternative Watering – what are the options?

Guest speaker Andrew Nelson from Cogarth Farm, Parton will speak about his experience of priority catchment inspections and the alternative watering system he has implemented on his farm.Farming & Water Scotland Logo

Farming & Water Scotland will be at the event and will have information and practical demonstrations on alternative watering solutions for livestock.




Bookings are no longer available for this event.