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A new strategy to restore our precious chalk streams to their former glory has just been published, and your feedback is now being sought before 15thJune.

Few people would believe that in the 21st century, our precious rivers are still being used as open sewers. New monitoring data just released by the Environment Agency reveals the true extent of sewage pollution in England.

The Colne Valley Regional Park are working with Affinity Water to improve migratory routes for the critically endangered European Eel across the lower Colne Catchment. 

Catchment areas of the River Colne

River Chess Colne Valley Park North Colne Valley Park South Rivers Gade and Bulbourne Rivers Misbourne and Alderbourne Rivers Pinn, Ash, Duke of Northumberland and Longford Upper Colne and tributaries River Ver

ColneCAN RT @Colne_Valley: Rivers Programme Manager Wanted. To initially focus on river improvements in Watford and install eel & fish passes on wei…
ColneCAN Chalk streams are a quintessential component of the English countryside and we need to fight to save them. Have you… https://t.co/aDVRZyqcQr
ColneCAN RT @guardianeco: The battle to save England’s chalk streams, one of the planet’s rarest habitats https://t.co/dS2v3MCPfG

Roll over the map to highlight the individual catchments, click to visit the action plan for that catchment.

You can help in many ways: from saving water at home to more hands-on practical work with the rivers themselves. You may also have ideas about new or existing projects – we would like to hear them!

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting. From an original concept by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.