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Sewage works grows a woodland

Trees planted at Crowndale Sewage Treatment Works near Tavistock
Five hundred native broadleaf trees have been planted at Crowndale Sewage Treatment Works near Tavistock as part of a river improvement project.

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Where we work
Upstream Thinking works on the land next to the rivers where we abstract water for treatment.

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Why are we doing it?
Worldwide peatlands are huge carbon stores, but damaged areas release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through oxidation processes.

 Blocking up drainage ditches on the moorland will help to re-wet the peat and promote the bog grasses and mosses once again. There are many benefits to this work.

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