8. New Barnes Mill Weir Removal Project

Aims: Improve wildlife corridors; Manage flow

Water body: River Ver
Project description

The Environment Agency are planning to remove an obsolete weir on the River Ver at New Barnes Mill, on Cottonmill Lane, St Albans, in 2018. The weir removal will allow fish easement and improve the river morphology along this stretch of the Ver. The project is being funded and delivered by the Environment Agency.

Project lead: EA
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Project start: 2015
Project end: 2018
Funding source: Environment Agency

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