Prevent pollution from agricultural land or forestry from entering watercourses
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Measures may be taken to prevent pollution from agricultural land or forestry from entering watercourses. This could include leaving a buffer around watercourses, restricting the use of plant and machinery in proximity to watercourses and installing appropriate drainage systems to divert contaminated water away from watercourses. See also ‘Plant riparian buffer strips’.