News for Upper Colne and tributaries

An ambitious wetland restoration project has transformed the reedbeds at Maple Lodge Nature Reserve.

Watford Borough Council and The Colne Catchment Action Network has launched a new 10 year project that aims to bring eight different sections of the River Colne into the public realm.

The Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative have produced a short video about low flows

The Colne catchment is suffering from low flows as there has not been enough water re-charging the aquifers over the winter.This is especially noticeable in the Upper Colne at London Colney.

River clear up event and balsam pull meeting Moor View Watford WD18 6JQ

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After summer fish kill events, The Colve Valley Fisheries Consultative arranged with Thames Water, The Environment Agency, ColneCAN hosts and local fishing groups to walk the Colne from Croxley to Oxhey Park inspecting and mapping sewer outlets

The Herts Countryside Management Service (CMS) have recently completed works within this significant wetland site in partnership with Three Rivers District Council, the Environment Agency and Watford Piscators.  

Community clear up event on the Colne at the Lower High Street, Watford

Friday's thunderstorms led to a storm surge from the Blackbirds Farm sewage works above and at Watford.

The Environment Agency routinely measure and monitor the environment to assess the water situation across the Hertfordshire and North London Area. September was a dry month with little rainfall.

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