Essex Rivers Hub

Improve current wetland near River Drive

This wetland could be improved by creating variations in water depth and by improving connectivity to the channel. This areas could then serve as flood storage. Any spoil created could be used to construct a causeway for the footpath which is currently difficult to access in wet weather.

RBD/catchment/river/tributary

River Ingrebourne

WFD water body status

Moderate

WFD overall status objective

To achieve good ecological status by 2027

Project type

Flood storage, habitat improvement

Benefiting species and/or habitats

Improving the wetland would help to improve biodiversity.

Funding source

None at present

Website key stakeholders:

Environment Agency logo      Essex Wildlife Trust logo            Essex Biodiversity Project logo

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting based on an original concept by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust