Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

River Irk Middleton

Bringing the River Irk to Life

The Environment Agency has initiated the development of a wide-ranging vision for the River Irk which flows through north Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale.

Volunteers at winter wetland bird survey

River Irwell Winter Wetland Bird Blitz

Volunteers from across Greater Manchester took part in training for the first ever River Irwell Winter Wetland Bird Blitz during the weekend of 17th & 18th December 2016. The volunteers are now able to participate in a one-day survey which takes place during January 2017. 

Natural Course: an integrated approach to water management in Greater Manchester and beyond

Natural Course is a ground-breaking collaborative water management project between the GMCA, the Environment Agency, Natural England, United Utilities and the Rivers Trust.

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