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Rural Roundup – Picking out the Positives from Agricultural Sectors and Planning for Water Scarcity with SEPA

Welcome back to the Rural Roundup. This show is produced in association with the Scottish Government. On today’s episode George & Robert pick out some positives from across the Sectors, and I’m joined by Nathan Critchlow-Watton , Head of Water and Planning at SEPA, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, to tell us more about planning for water scarcity in Scotland.

Show Notes
00:31 – The Rural Roundup with George and Robert
14:14 – Water Scarcity in Scotland
22.28– I need your help! Listener request.


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Nature Based Solutions to Combat Drought and Flooding | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Water Requirements at Grass | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Working for Water in a Changing Climate | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (


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Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Homepage

Water scarcity | Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)


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