From July to October, news from the CPES project
29.11.2021
An active period for project partners
The summer has been a dynamic one for the CPES project partners through numerous events. Since the Ploërmel seminar, several major dates have marked the common work schedule and each site. These meetings are essential for the convergence of theoretical concepts of payments for environmental services with the local interests of stakeholders. Find the key news from June to October in the second part of this letter.

Several deliverables in preparation
2018 is the year of diagnosis for the 6 case studies. In June, the Ploërmel seminar gave an update on the common orientations of the deliverables for the end of the year. By the end of November, each site has to deliver: * Its report on its geographical and socio-economic context * Its report on the state of the environmental * Its work schedule * Its risk assessment. Thanks to this, each site can take stock of its initial situation and define the precise objectives for future PES contracts.
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Toolbox in progress
During the next project workshop scheduled for early December, one of the key points of the workshops will be the preparation of the PES Toolbox. A preliminary version of this set of resources will be discussed between the partners in order to publish it eventually on the project's website, on the dedicated page. This tool will be in development until 2020 and will be one of the central results of the project to enable the duplication of PES in other watersheds subject to water quality problems.
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Westcountry River Trust #Actonsoils!
On 22nd on June, at Roadford Lake in Devon, environmental experts, politicians and representatives from the agricultural sector were...
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Second H2O2 application on Lac au Duc
Early in the morning of Tuesday, July 17th, the second application of hydrogen peroxide was made by the company Arcadis equipped with a light...
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CPES project discussed at Seine-Normandy Agency
On Friday 7 September, the Seine-Aval Maritime and Land Division invited local stakeholders from the Seine-Normandy area to discuss payments for...
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Users of Lac au Duc are surveyed until December
Within Channel Payments for Ecosystem Services project, a research project is led by INRA's SMART LERECO unit of Rennes, in partnership with the...
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Lac au Duc presented at regional level
The partners of the Lac au Duc case study represented the CPES project, on October 2nd, on the occasion of a thematic day organized by the Brittany...
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Cover crop trial goes ahead on the South Downs
As part of the CPES project, Portsmouth Water have commenced their cover crop trial at a farm within the South Downs groundwater catchment. Working...
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70 participants at the national seminar on PES in Paris
About 70 participants gathered at the Pavillon de l'Eau in Paris on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 17th to attend the presentation of the case...
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