The restoration of Loch Leven, Scotland, UK.


This paper reviews the progress made towards the restoration of Loch Leven, the largest lake in lowland Scotland, over the last 20 years. In particular, the importance of direct regulation and of setting water quality objectives and targets is examined. Various means of engaging with stakeholders and the general public are also considered. Success criteria and catchment management initiatives are described and briefly reviewed.

Cite this paper

@article{DArcy2006TheRO, title={The restoration of Loch Leven, Scotland, UK.}, author={Brian D'Arcy and Louise May and Jianyan Long and Ian Fozzard and Susan Greig and Alain Brachet}, journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research}, year={2006}, volume={53 10}, pages={183-91} }