7. Exploration into the removal of three river structures at Riverside Watford.

Aim: Improve water quality

Water body: River Colne
Project description

Investigation into the possible removal of three river Colne structures.These comprise two sluice gates and a weir.

A section 106 legal agreement has been signed making the following commitment:


The Council and the Developer covenant with the Council and the County Council that prior to the Implementation of the Development on the Riverside Residential Development Area they will submit to the Council for approval a scheme for the River Management Works which will involve the removal of the river structures. The scheme shall include a detailed phasing plan and method statement and costing.

Project lead: Watford Borough Council
Contact for more information: Neil Farnsworth

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