6. Japanese Knotweed Management Plan Watford Borough Council

Aim: Control invasive non-native species

Water body: River Colne
Project description

Japanese Knotweed management plan treatment starting in March 2016 on Knutford Playing Fields, Riverside and other parts of Watford Borough Councils Land

Riparian areas  

Knutsford Playing Fields, Winter die back of mature growth with new stems evident. 1,509m2
Lairage Land LNR,  Winter die back of mature growth with new stems evident. JK noted to be impacting third party residential properties. 234m2
Radlett Road Playing Fields,  Winter die back of mature growth with new stems evident. 1,188m2
Riverside Road Recreation Ground,  Winter die back of mature growth with new stems evident. 969m2
Waterfield Recreation Ground, Winter die back of mature growth with new stems evident. One occurrence was on third party land utilised as rail track. 533m2

Project lead: Watford Borough Council
Contact for more information: Paul Rabbitts

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