We're creating and delivering a plan for monitoring and measuring various aspects of the river's water quality and wildlife.
March 2014 saw the publication of Cranfield University's payments for ecosystem services (PES) pilot research projects report. The study's aim was to develop tools, methods and protocols for designing and implementing a PES scheme in a complex urban setting and used the Luton Lea as a case study. You can read the detailed findings of the study in the report.
You may also be interested in DiscoverWater.co.uk, a website that allows you to check how your local water company is performing and to compare with other companies. Led and funded by water companies (with overview and scrutiny from regulators and consumer watchdog), it brings together information about how water and sewerage services are provided. Available data includes water quality, public health, customer service and environment.