Sullied Sediments

Contact Us

For information about the Sullied Sediments project, contact:

Project Lead
Professor Jeanette Rotchell
University of Hull 
(+44)1482 465333 

Project Coordinator
Annabel Hanson
East & North Yorkshire Waterways Partnership
(+44)1482 391678


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Sullied Sediments second newsletter now available

05 August 2019

The second edition of our newsletter has just been published

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Sullied Sediments thanks its volunteers during the UK's Volunteer Week (1-7 June 2019)

06 June 2019

The Sullied Sediments team thank the volunteers who have taken part in the water sampling campaign so far during the UK's Volunteer week (#VolunteerWeek).

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Sullied Sediments volunteers adding to our growing evidence base

20 May 2019

Over the last few months, volunteers from the Canal and River Trust’s Towpath Taskforce and Pocklington Canal Amenity Society have been busy carrying out sampling activities in the Humber Catchment (U…

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Sullied Sediments' communications package developed

21 December 2018

Sullied Sediments' communications package developed

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Our first water sampling activity will be tested with volunteers in December

15 November 2018

On 4 December, we will be trying out our water sampling activity for the first time with volunteers from the Canal and River Trust (CRT). The pilot will take place at Knostrop Lock, located on the Ai…

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Site Visit in Leeds to Develop Sullied Sediments Volunteer Water Sampling Activity

06 September 2018

Sullied Sediments partners from the Canal and River Trust, University of Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Council start to develop the volunteer water sampling activity

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Sullied Sediments second annual meeting coming up in September in Hamburg

01 August 2018

The second Sullied Sediments annual meeting will be held on 19 and 20 September 2018 in Hamburg.

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Sullied Sediments creates innovative 'dipstick'

25 June 2018

We have designed a 'dipstick' that can easily detect phosphate in water and we are now adapting it to detect the watch list chemical, triclosan.

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Sullied Sediments Project Lead nominated for award for contribution to the environment

30 May 2018

Professor Jeanette Rotchell was nominated as one of three nominees for the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Chairman's Environment Award.

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Sullied Sediments Project Prepares to Launch

20 January 2017

The Sullied Sediments project will be launched at our kick-off meeting in Amsterdam next week (24-26 January 2017). The project team is looking forward to meeting all our partners, who will be joinin…

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