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The 2017 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition is now open!

7th July 2017 - The competition this year is entitled, “Our Natural World” because much of our work as an ecology consultancy involves the restoration and enhancement of habitats for the benefit of wildlife. Read more

Confident decisions follow accurate sampling and outcome-driven monitoring plans

4th July 2017 - In this, the third in the series of regular water articles by Dr Phil Aldous, Director of Water at Thomson Ecology, we look at the difficult issue of the costs of delivering a robust monitoring plan. Read more

New species paper to be published online

27th June 2017 - Earlier this month, principal taxonomist Ruth Barnich and her co-authors submitted a publication to the scientific journal, Marine Biodiversity, on the discovery of two new Malmgrenia species. Read more

The Unicomarine team enthuses pupils at school’s “Science Week”

13th June 2017 - Members of the Thomson Unicomarine team gave a talk to pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, on “Water Day” which was part of the school’s Science Week. Read more

Thomson Ecology are now members of British Water

6th June 2017 - Thomson Ecology are now members of British Water, the leading representative trade and business development organisation for the supply chain of the UK water and related environmental industries. Read more

Exciting detailed analysis of benthos from deep seas off the Hebrides

15th May 2017 - Thomson Unicomarine are analysing samples on behalf of JNCC from the Geikie Slide and Hebridean Slope Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area (NCMPA). Read more

Integrated Water Cycle Management and sewerage planning

12th May 2017 - As the water industry moves towards Integrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM), this article looks at the level of integration of water resource and sewerage planning. Read more

Thomson Ecology Handbook now available as an e-book

9th May 2017 - The Thomson Ecology Handbook is now available to download as a free of charge e-book, and is available from Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and Google Play eBook stores. Read more

Make sure you’re on time with your abstraction return – and not just your tax return!

6th April 2017 - Having just passed the Environment Agency’s abstraction year-end, there is now a 28 day allowable period to complete your annual abstraction return! Read more

Environment Agency updates groundwater protection policy

16th March 2017 - The Environment Agency have released a new updated groundwater protection policy. The guidance is for planners, applicants for environmental permits, and landowners concerned with the quality and quantity of groundwater. Read more

Water companies face complex challenges

14th March 2016 - The first in a monthly series of water articles by Dr Phil Aldous, Director of Water at Thomson Ecology, looks at the challenges facing water companies in meeting future water demands as they prepare water resource management plans. Read more