Essex Rivers Hub

Field of Peace water gauging station

This weir is a potential barrier to migrating fish and eels during low flow.

 

The impact of this barrier should be assessed to determine if the creation of a fish pass or other such measure would be beneficial.

RBD/catchment/river/tributary

River Mardyke

WFD water body status

Poor

WFD overall status objective

Good ecological status by 2027

Project type

habitat creation

Benefiting species and/or habitats

Allow migration of species to complete their life cycle and disperse to new territories when necessary

Project lead

Essex Wildlife Trust

Contact for more information

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Project partners

Essex Biodiversity Project, The Environment Agency

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