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Roding, Beam and Ingrebourne Catchment Plan now available

Roding, Beam and Ingrebourne Catchment Partnership have launched their Catchment Plan, which sets out what they would like to achieve for rivers in this area up to 2018.

In addition to this, there will be an appendix which will be continually updated to reflect what has been achieved and what additional elements have been added. Once this appendix is available it will be added to this website and will be updated regularly so please look out for it.

The catchment plan can be uploaded by clicking this link. A catchment summary is also available here.

Monday 21st December 2015.

South Essex Catchment Plan now available

South Essex Catchment Partnership have launched their Catchment Plan, which sets out what they would like to achieve for rivers in this area up to 2018.

In addition to this there will be an appendix which will be continually updated to reflect what has been achieved and what additional elements have been added. Once this appendix is available it will be added to this website and will be updated regularly so please look out for it.

The catchment plan can be uploaded by clicking this link. A catchment summary is also available here.

Thursday 26th November 2015.

A chance to get involved- Where Does Water Go? Project

The project aims to identify critical watercourses (ditches, culverts etc.) and their landowners as well as educate the community about their riparian responsibilities. This information will assist with the understanding of your local drainage system as well as increase community engagement and where necessary Essex Fire and Rescue can assist with their volunteer watercourse clearance programme. Read more...

Crayfish Plague on the River Wensum

A number of dead and dying native White Clawed Crayfish have been reported on the River Wensum near Fakenham, Norfolk. Live specimins have been sent away for analysis, however early signs suggest symptoms of crayfish plague.

This is something that we have also seen in Essex. To learn more abut this situation and how you can help, read this article from the Environment Agency. 

Wednesday 4th November 2015

Save a River....Save the Ocean

From source to sea, Keep Britain Tidy believes that everyone should love where they live and take responsibility for the natural environment.

Rivercare & Beachcare is an initiative encouraging communities to take pride in their local environment and come together to maintain and enhance this for future generations. Read more...

Invasive Shrimp Species Update

The Environment Agency and Natural England have issued updated details of the locations and what is being done to control the spread of Dikerogammarus haemobaphes (Demon Shrimp) and Dikerogammarus villosus (Killer Shrimp).

For the full update click here.

Friday 30th October 2015.

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